Kano govt. congratulates WAEC at 68
Preparation has reached an advanced stage by the Kano State Ministry of Education in securing land for the construction of Computer Based Test Center (CBT) for West African Examination Council (WAEC) Kano Branch.
This was disclosed by the commissioner of the ministry, Malam Muhammad Sanusi Sa’id Kiru during the 68th WAEC’s Day celebration 2020.
He said that the land for the construction of the CBT center is part of the government’s support to the council in appreciation of its contributions to the development of education in the state and the country in general.
The commissioner, who was represented by the Director KERD, Alhaji Nura Sani Yakasai congratulated the council for celebrating its 68th years of existence, commending them for the introduction of innovations for improving the standard of the examination and checkmating nalpractices.
While thanking the council for timely release of the 2019 candidates’ results, he promised that the ministry would continue to partner with the Council in its activities.
In his address, the Registrar of WAEC, Mr. Pateh Bah said that March 16 of every year has been set aside to celebrate WAEC Day in Nigeria, Ghana, Gambia, Liberia and Sierra Leone with a view to bringing its staff and stakeholders to celebrate its successes and mend fences.
In his speech, the Branch Controller WAEC Kano, Mr. Ayobami Lateef Zubairu, while expressing appreciation for the cordial relationship existing between the council and the state government, commended the commissioner for his determination to see to the establishment of the CBT center among other things.
During the occasion, quiz competition was conducted and prizes were distributed to all the participating schools on the basis of no winner no vanquish, as said by Aliyu Yusuf, the Chief Public Relations Officer of the ministry in a statement he made available to The Triumph in Kano recently.