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Education Ministry Lauds Pres. Sirleafs Nod Of WAEC Chair
Date Uploaded: Mar 31, 2015

West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Dr. D. Evelyn Kandakai



Education Ministry Lauds Pres. Sirleaf’s Nod Of WAEC Chair
By Ballah M. Kollie, LINA

MONROVIA, March 31 (LINA) - The Education Ministry has lauded President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s endorsement of Dr. D. Evelyn Kandakai as Chairperson of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).

Dr. Kandakai was nominated by the 63rd Annual Council of WAEC sitting in Lagos, Nigeria as chairperson of the council for the next three years.

Making the disclosure Monday at the MICAT daily press briefing in Monrovia, Deputy Education Minister Hawa Goll-Kotchi said the ministry and the country are overwhelmed by the preferment of the former Education Minister to serve as WAEC head.

The Minister said Dr. Kandalai is the first female chairperson in the council’s 63 years of existence.

Meanwhile, the ministry has warned school administrators collecting WAEC fees from students to desist.

Goll-Kotchi noted that the ministry is resolve to deal with violators of this mandate.

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