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WAEC Cancels Manual Confirmation of Certificates for WASSCE Candidates

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced that it will no longer provide manual confirmation or stamping of certificates of candidates who sat for the West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) from 1999 till date.

This is due to the recently innovated WAEC Digital Certificate Platform, which was designed to provide a seamless and timely mode of availing stakeholders of their candidates’ certificates.WAEC Cancels Manual Confirmation of Certificates for WASSCE Candidates

According to the statement released by the council, institutions, organizations, agencies, embassies, high commissions, and the general public are urged to utilize the digital certificate platform developed to ease the bottlenecks associated with the manual access and confirmation system.

The WAEC Digital Certificate Platform allows candidates to access, download, and share their original WAEC certificates. Institutions and organizations can also promptly and securely confirm the certificates of candidates.

“The WAEC Digital Certificate Platform allows candidates to access, download, and share their original WAEC certificates. Institutions and organizations can also promptly and securely confirm the certificates of candidates. Note that certificates accessed and shared through the platform are authentic and sourced directly from the WAEC database,” the statement read.

 

The council further revealed that efforts were underway to expand the platform to accommodate candidates from 1980, and updates would be provided to the public as they became available.

 

“We kindly request that institutions, organizations, agencies, embassies, high commissions, etc, provide email addresses for the digital sharing, receiving, and verification of certificates. Furthermore, all concerned should please update their portals to accommodate the sharing of the WAEC certificate,” the statement read.

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Mr HausaLoaded

Abubakar Rabiu Editor-in-cheif

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