The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced its decision to allow some people to register and write the 2014 Nov/Dec examination under what it called, “walk-in-candidates”.
At a press briefing in Lagos, Head, WAEC National Office in Nigeria, Charles Eguridu, said the idea is to assist candidates who wish to rewrite only one or two subjects to make up their results.
“It is like an emergency approach to assist candidates who we feel may not necessarily need to wait for another year to write a subject or two needed to complete their results,” he said.
Eguridu added that such candidates can only write the examination in cities and towns where the council’s offices are located.
“Registration of walk-in-candidates will commence on Tuesday, August 26, 2014, and continue throughout the duration of the examination. Interested candidates are expected to walk into any of the council’s zonal or branch office, with two passport photographs, in addition to the registration fee of N25,000 in a bank draft drawn in favour of West African Examination Council, not later than the day of the paper they intend to sit,” Eguridu said.
He maintained that candidates must complete the registration formalities at any WAEC zonal or branch office.