Vatebra deploys software solution for the new wassce first series examination for private candidatesedit
Being a front runner in Nigeria’s software ecosystem, Vatebra Limited have been the backbone for a lot of software solutions that have formed the core of the latest tech solutions that are changing old social, work and systemic stereotypes. Conversely, with the initiative to introduce a new diet of examination into the West African Examination Council stream, Vatebra once again stepped up to the task in delivering the software solution upon which this enviable initiative is thrusted.
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), the leading examination body in West Africa, recently held an event to formally introduce the new examination for private candidates called “First Series”. The examination would be conducted between January and February every year, beginning from 2018, while the usual examination conducted between August/September will now be dubbed “Second Series”.
There will be Nineteen Subjects available to candidates for registration, and the examination centres will be situated entirely in urban areas. WAEC has also ensured that registration for the examination is done entirely online. This reflects the exam body’s mission to continually improve on the ways and methods of on boarding candidates and conducting examinations. WAEC has partnered with Vatebra, a leading Technology company in Lagos to bring their vision to life.
At the official unveiling held on the 15th of November, 2017 at the WAEC Training and Testing Centre, Ogba, Ikeja, several personalities in the education sector were in attendance. Also in attendance are; the MD Vatebra Limited, Mr Kunle Akinniran; the DMD Vatebra Limited Mr Mike Aigbe; The HNO WAEC, Olutise Isaac Adenipekun; Mrs OlubunmiBada – Representative of the Permanent Secretary Lagos State Ministry Of Education amongst others.
The MD Vatebra Limited, Mr Kunle Akinniran, in his address simply put: “We’ve done this successfully for a while and it is something we believe that we have almost come to perfection. We believe that this diet will not be different from what we have been doing in the past”. Mr Akinniran also congratulated the HNO and the council for the laudable opportunity and prayed that WAEC continued to grow from strength to strength.
In the past, WAEC has partnered with Vatebra on other innovative solutions for education across the African countries where it operates. Some of which are biometric and identity solutions, payment solutions, malpractice capture and reporting solutions etc. Registration for the First Series examination is currently ongoing. To learn more students are to visit www.waeconline.org.ng.
Vatebra is an ICT company in Africa with competency in the delivery of cutting-edge Software Solutions in the Private and Public Sector. The Company was established in 2003 as Fleet Technologies Limited in order to bridge the gap in the provision of competent and dependable Software Solutions.