Buhari Celebrates WAEC’s 70th Anniversary, Claims To Be A Founding Member Of The Board

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Buhari Celebrates WAEC’s 70th Anniversary, Claims To Be A Founding Member Of The Board

Buhari Celebrates WAEC’s 70th Anniversary, Claims To Be A Founding Member Of The Board

 

NewsReport gathered that President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on its 70th anniversary.

 

The 70th annual council meeting will be held in Abuja, Nigeria, from March 14 to March 18.

 

Buhari stated in a statement issued on Sunday by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, that he was a founding member of the foremost examining board.

 

He stated that Nigeria values the shared commitment with the other WAEC members and will continue to interact with partners.

 

Buhari committed to helping the council fulfill its purpose of maintaining high educational standards to tackle the challenges of the twenty-first century.

 

WAEC has brought the English-speaking West Africans together to encourage academic and moral excellence through a qualitative educational assessment, he noted.

 

Ahead of this week’s meeting, the Buhari urged the council to remember the core values of excellence, integrity, professionalism, accountability, and transparency.

 

The President believes that just as member-nations have survived the COVID-19 pandemic and internal conflict, “this cherished education institution would continue to thrive as a world-class examination body”.

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