The Lagos State Police Command has exempted the West African Examination Council officials (supervisors) and candidates who will be involved in the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination for Private Candidates scheduled to hold on Saturday 5th December, 2020, from the restriction of movement order
The order for restriction is between 6am and 6pm of the date due to the bye elections of the Lagos East Senatorial District and Kosofe 11 Constituency of the Lagos State House of Assembly.
The Command Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi in a statement said the Commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu, lifted the order after due consultation with relevant stakeholders on the need to consider such exemption for the concerned officials and candidates
The affected Local Government Areas for the bye elections are Epe, Ibeju Lekki, Kosofe, Somolu and Ikorodu, while the statement added that, the police boss, however stated categorically that according to the clarification made available to the police by West African Examination Council(WAEC) on means of identification, the concerned staff will be identified by their staff Identification cards.
The statement emphsised that, supervisors must be in possession of their appointment letters from West African Examination Council(WAEC) or Identification cards and examination mail bags.
Adejobi in the statement explained that, the candidates will be identified by their photo cards which contain their names, passport photographs and subject details.
The police boss therefore urged those exempted to be law-abiding, orderly and courteous while in contact and relating with security operatives in the course of their movement during the restriction period.
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