The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has stated that prospective candidates who will be sitting, enrolling / registering for the for the 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) for School Candidates must provide their National Identity Number (NIN) at the point of registration.
His words: “Let me also use this medium to announce that as we continue to make progress in the conduct of the Council’s business in Nigeria, National Identification Number (NIN) will become a major requirement for registration for the WASSCE examination with effect from the WASSCE for School Candidates, 2022 and subsequent diets (No NIN, no entry!).
“This means that all prospective candidates must register with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and get their National Identification Number (NIN). This is in line with the Federal Government’s Policy, as directed by the Federal Ministry of Education. ” He said.