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  • Updated: August 15, 2022

Kebbi Government Pays Off N456 Million WAEC Debt

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The government of Kebbi State has approved the payment of over N456 million to the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) as the balance for the recently concluded 2022 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

The Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education in the state, Dr Muhammadu Magawata-Aliero, made this known while speaking to press men in Birnin, Kebbi on Monday.

“The Kebbi State Government has approved the payment of N456,596,000 to West African Examinations Council (WAEC) for the 2022 West African School Certificate Examination (WASC).

“This is in addition to N100 million paid to WAEC in April 2022, being a deposit, thus, bringing the total payment to N556.5 million,” he said.

Magawata-Aliero stated that the government funded the examination of 30,922 2022 WAEC candidates, paying N18,000 for each.

The commissioner added that the government also approved the payment of N2.6 million to cover the materials for the examination and extra supervision of the candidates. 

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Deborah  Oyewole
Deborah Oyewole

An English graduate with a passion for writing and editing. Ardent researcher and meticulous learner...

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