According to Demianus Ojijeogu, the Head of Public Affairs Department (WAEC), Nigeria disclosed this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on thursday in Abuja.
Mr. Ojijeogu said: “the normal charge for the certificate is N3, 500 and only payable by those whose certificates were issued between zero and four years.He also mentioned that the requirements for the colection of the GCE certificates withinn Nigeria includes application letter, sworn affidavit from high court, on-line result print out, one-passport-size photograph, photo card and identity card.
“But from five to nine years is N8, 500; 10 to 14 years N13, 500; 15 to 19 years N18, 500 while 20 years and above will be charged N23, 500.
“These charges are (for) custody fee; for keeping the certificates for so long because it occupies space in our office. It will also serve as a deterrent to others.
“I don’t know the reason why people will sit for exams and their certificates are ready yet they will not come for collection. What was the essence of the certificate in the first place?’’