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WAEC to hold 2016 review meeting in Lagos

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By Omar Bah The West African Examination Council—a body jointly owned by five Anglophone West African countries: Gambia, Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone—will hold its International Committee meeting to review its 2016 activities on 16th to 25th Jan in Lagos, Nigeria. The Council’s Head of International Office, Mr. Adelowo Maliki, announced the meeting through a press statement posted on WAEC official website in Lagos yesterday. He said the meetings slated for Jan. 16 to Jan. 25 in Lagos is tagged “WAEC International Committees meeting”, saying, “such committee meeting holds three times a year. Various committees such as the International Appointment, Research Sub-Committee and International Administrative and Finance would discuss range of issues for ratification by the Council.” Others at the meeting are the Trustee of WAEC Endowment Fund and the International Examinations Committee. “The International Appointment Committee will meet from Jan. 16 and Jan. 17. This will be followed by the International Administrative and Finance Committee scheduled for Jan. 18 and Jan. 19. The Research Sub-committee meeting will then take place on Jan. 20 while that of the Trustee of WAEC Endowment Fund will hold Jan. 23,” he added. He continued: “The International Examinations Committee meeting will wrap up the series of the international meetings on Jan. 25,” Maliki said. The Chairperson of WAEC and the Chief Government Nominee of each member country would also attend the meeting. According to Maliki, council members across member countries, the Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Heads of National Offices and Senior Management Staff of WAEC across member countries will also attend. “Decisions reached at such meeting is subject to ratification by council, at a meeting expected to hold in March before implementation,” he concludes.]]>

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