As candidates and members of the public anxiously await the date for the commencement of this year’s West African Examinations Council (WAEC) examinations which was put on hold due to outbreak of Coronavirus, its Zonal Coordinator in Kaduna, Mr Bakare Olusola has expressed willingness to partner with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in the State.
Kaduna Zonal Coordinator of WAEC, Mr Bakare Olusola during a familiarization and courtesy visit on the Kaduna State Commandant, Babangida Abdullahi Dutsinma on Wednesday.
Expressed satisfaction in the performance of the corps.
Bakare said that, WAEC would love to partner with the NSCDC just as it has existing cooperation with the police who provide security for movement of materials to custodian centres as well as examination centres.
Accompanied by a Director and Zonal Head of Administration, Kaike Bature, the Zonal Coordinator, explained that they are in the zone are thinking of partnership with the NSCDC on security arrangements when this year’s exams commence.
He explained that in order to achieve this aim, the request has been sent to the parent body, adding that he hopes it would be approved.
Responding, the State Commandant, Babangida Abdullahi Dutsinma, commended the pioneer examinations body for such initiative, promising his collaboration in the provision of security.
Dutsinma further promised to forward the request to the Commandant General of the corps, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, noting with optimism that he would be pleased with it, explaining that the corps is ready to render quality service delivery.
The Commandant assured WAEC that in spite of present security challenges in the state, security agencies including the NSCDC are doing their best in reversing it.