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Boakai Allots US$3m To Settle Unpaid WEAC Fees ….For WASSCE Tests Sat By Students

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MONROVIA: President Joseph Nyuma Boakai has disclosed that his administration inherited a debt of nearly 6 million of unpaid fees to the West African Examination Council for WASSCE sat by Liberian students.

According to the Liberian leader, despite meager resources, US$3.5 Million has been appropriated in the FY 2024 budget for the payment of WASSCE fees. President Boakai made the disclosure in a nationwide address he delivered on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, on the Government’s First 100 Days Deliverables.

The Liberian leader said the Government has also made they have made strides in meeting its targets in education during our first 100 days with Key deliverables including paying scholarship arrears for Local and foreign students and investing in Youth capacity building in ICT for the first six months.

He said the Government of Liberia has allotted funds for the payment of arrears for both local and international scholarship students including underwriting expenditures such as monthly allowances, resettlement assistance, air ticket costs, French language training programs, and other administrative and operational costs associated with students’ well-being.

He also said a complete digital training program and start-up seed funding for youth capacity building in ICT has been developed, with major facilities to host the training already assessed in seven counties which the project has already been launched with thousands of enterprising young Liberians in queue to register.

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