In a press statement by Demianus Ojijeogu, and made available to journalists on Sunday, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it will soon conduct the first series of the West African Senior School certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates.
A spokesperson of the examination council, who signed the statement, also said the examination will be conducted between January and February, 2019.
According to the statement, registration started October 8 and will end December 28, 2018.
The registration procedure has been designed to accommodate biometric features that will be used for validation at the examination centre.
The walk-in candidates’ fee is N25, 000.
The statement said the special needs’ candidates will also register online but “they must state clearly their disabilities: blind, low vision, spastic, speech etc.
“Candidates must conclude registration within two weeks of first access to the website during registration period,” the statement said.
WAEC said candidates are expected to pay a registration fee of N13, 950 and a commission of N500 to banks and accredited agents.