Registration payment for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) has been elevated.
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) introduced on Monday that it has elevated the charge from N13,950 to N18,000, starting from 2022.
WAEC Head of Nationwide Workplace (HNO), Mr Patrick Areghan, made this identified whereas asserting the discharge of outcomes of the 2021 WASSCE for college candidates on Monday in Lagos State.
Areghan mentioned the increment was due to the unabating spiral inflation within the nation, worsened by the devastating results of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“As may be seen, within the basic value of doing enterprise and the multiplier impact of insecurity within the nation which have consequential results on the price of our operations, it’s not doable to proceed to present providers with the present charge of N13,950 per candidate.
“We have now obtained approval from the suitable quarters with impact from the WASSCE for Faculty Candidates 2022 to cost N18,000 per candidate.
“We’re, subsequently, asking all faculties principals to accumulate N18,000 per candidate for registration.
“Any quantity past this ceiling won’t be to our consent or data and will certainly not come to the purse of the West African Examinations Council,” Areghan warned.
The WAEC boss famous that part of the brand new charges would go into remunerations enhancement for the varied examination functionaries with impact from 2022 as authorized by the council’s Governing Board.