The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has issued guidelines to follow for the collection of certificates. WAEC provided the step for certificate collection while responding to questions on its twitter page on how to get certificate for World Education Services (WES) or what to do when collecting the certificate for someone. READ ALSO: upgrades to a letter from our Editor-in-Chief Bayo Olupohunda In requesting certificate for WES, the examination council gave these steps to follow:

1. Letter of Attestation: Which is to be written on a letterhead, stamped & signed by a clergyman, or imam, or a court of law.

2. A sworn affidavit from a court of law

3. Photocopy of result printout from WAEC’s website

4. An amount of N10,000.00 which exclude postage fee

5. An Approved courier services (prices depends on destination) WAEC also gave the following steps for certificate collection by proxy: A. Fax the following documents to the DR/Zonal Coordinator, WAEC, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria through your proxy:

1. International passport page of the candidate;

2. Visa Page and residential permit of the candidate;

3. Application letter from the candidate: i. Address these two letters to the DR/Zonal Coordinator, WAEC, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria; ii. Include your phone number(s), the email address in the letters & the exam particulars. 4. Authority letter from the candidate. Meanwhile, earlier reported that Festus Keyamo who served as director of communication of the President Muhammadu Buhari campaign has said that WAEC certificate is not needed to be governor or president. In a series of tweets on Monday, April 15, the senior lawyer said the constitution defines School Certificate or its equivalent to mean primary 6 School Leaving Certificate. PAY ATTENTION: Download our mobile app to enjoy the latest news update He said the ability to communicate in English to the satisfaction of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is also what is needed. Keyamo said in the case of Osun state, the allegation of forgery of WAEC certificate by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ademola Adeleke, requires disqualification.


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