First Bank of Nigeria Ltd, Nigeria’s largest financial Institution has been designated as sales points for the e-registration forms of candidates for the November/December 2014 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). With over 750 branches across the federation and 120 years of business operation, FirstBank has been a consistent partner for educational and economic development.
The e-registration materials which will be available from Monday May 5 through Friday July 4 2014, can be obtained over the counter at all FirstBank branches across the country, at a cost of N11,440.00. Also, a late registration window period between Monday July 7 through Friday August 12014 will be available but at an additional charge of N21, 400.00 as stipulated by WAEC. Candidates are expected to collect an e-Receipt containing the registration PIN, the registration kit and the result checker scratch card after the payment of the fees.
According to FirstBank’s spokesperson, Mrs. Folake Ani-Mumuney, FirstBank has been a major player in youth empowerment and development and welcomes this partnership as yet another platform for promoting excellence in the development of education in our country.
Ani-Mumuney said the Bank had since been providing adequate support across its social media platforms (Facebook and Twitter) to ensure that prospective candidates for the WASSC (Private Candidates’) Examination receive up-to-date information on the sales of the e-registration materials.
“Our network of over 750 branches nationwide offers prospective candidates the opportunity to acquire the e-registration materials at locations close to them. The WAEC examination is widely regarded as the first step towards ensuring a solid academic foundation and the Bank is delighted to share this moment with the potential leaders of tomorrow,” she added.