Some applicants within the ongoing West African Senior Faculty Certificates Exam (SSCE) organised via the West African Exam Council (WAEC) broke down in tears after their names have been lacking from exam listing in Bauchi State on Monday.
DAILY POST experiences that 2020 WASSCE commenced on Monday with Normal Arithmetic.
Our reporter noticed at some colleges visited on Monday that some applicants who had previous handed the mock exam carried out via the Bauchi State Govt and registered for the exam have been disillusioned as they didn’t to find their names at the WAEC listing dropped at their faculty for the exam.
The invention via the affected applicants introduced tears to their eyes as some have been observed crying profusely.
On the Normal Hassan Katsina Secondary Faculty at Yelwa in Bauchi, some scholars have been observed outdoor the exam corridor on the time their buddies have been writing the Arithmetic exam within.
Probably the most scholars who volunteered to talk with DAILY POST and gave his identify as Aliyu Mohammed, knowledgeable that about 8 of them have been affected within the faculty.
He expressed disappointment with the advance, announcing that once spending 3 years within the faculty for his senior secondary categories, what he were given was once a large unhappiness when it mattered maximum.
In keeping with him, “My identify was once expunged from the listing once I sat and handed the mock exam carried out via the state govt to choose the ones people it paid our WAEC charges.
“I’m in reality disillusioned with the advance. I’m really not glad about this it in any respect. After learning exhausting regardless of the coronavirus, does it imply the ones people affected must look ahead to some other 12 months ahead of we will be able to write WAEC?” she requested rhetorically.
Some other pupil, who claimed he got here to the college to check from Kwara State with no need any folks or family members in Bauchi and most well-liked to stay nameless, stated he was once additionally disillusioned.
“A few of us are from Plateau, Gombe, Kano and throughout 19 northern states. We got here to college after the lockdown to jot down this examination however sadly, see what took place to us after cost,” he stated.
In keeping with him, “What the ones answerable for expunging our names from the WAEC listing have no idea is that they’ve ruined the way forward for a few of us. The mental efforts of this might be unredeemable to a few for existence.”
On the Sa’adu Zungur Type Secondary Faculty, DAILY POST collected that 50 scholars have been affected, whilst 15 scholars have been stated to be affected on the Govt Women Faculty, Bauchi.
Whilst one of the affected scholars have been observed dressed in forlorn appears, others have been crying and bemoaning the destiny that happened them.
The placement is the same on the Govt Complete Secondary Faculty, Ran Highway and Govt Day Secondary Faculty at Kofar Wambai.
A instructor at one of the most colleges visited who does no longer need to be named, expressed feel sorry about over what took place to the scholars, announcing that this ought to not have took place at a time nearly each circle of relatives is scuffling with with the cruel financial state of affairs caused via Covid-19 pandemic.
Some other instructor whilst talking blamed the state govt, announcing that the issue took place on the level of registration of the scholars for the WAEC exam.
In keeping with the trainer, who needs to stay nameless, the state Ministry of Schooling will have to have allowed each and every faculty to maintain registration in their scholars.
Reacting to the advance, the Commissioner for Schooling, Dr Aliyu Tilde, expressed disappointment over the advance.
In keeping with the commissioner, the state govt has asked from faculty principals for the listing of scholars whose names have been expunged around the state.
Dr Tilde printed that the federal government was once making plans to the way to check in the affected scholars for the drawing close Nationwide Exam Council (NECO)’s SSCE.
“We’re making plans in opposition to the following coming SSCE (NECO). We can see how we will be able to check in them for NECO,” the commissioner stated.
He declared that the ones whose names have been put within the position of the affected applicants must pay.