The West African Examinations Council
WAEC is an examination board hence that conducts the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, for University and Jamb entry examination in West African countries. Established in 1952. The council has contributed to education in Anglophonic countries of West Africa (Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and the Gambia), most of all with the number of examinations they have coordinated, and certificates they have issued.Answers, Runs They also formed an endowment fund, to contribute to the education in West Africa, through lectures, and aid to those who cannot afford education.
Dr. Adeyegbe, former HNO of WAEC Nigeria (2004) said “the council has developed a team of well-trained and highly motivated staff. It has administered Examinations that are valid and relevant to the educational aspirations almost of member countries”. Also In a year, over three million candidates registered for the exams coordinated by WAEC. Finally The council also helps other examination bodies (both local and international) in coordinating Examinations.