Press Release: WAEC Liberia Former Head Of Office Will Be Laid To Rest On Saturday

WAEC Liberia Former Head Of Office Will Be Laid To Rest On Saturday

MONROVIA, June 25, 2020 – WAEC Liberia former Head of National Office, Mr. John Y. Gayvolor will this Saturday, June 27 be laid to rest at the Nimba United Cemetery in Mount Barclay, Montserrado County.

The body of the late WAEC Liberia Boss will be removed from the Alfred Butler Funeral Parlor in Paynesville at 8 am on Saturday and taken to the St. Peter Lutheran Church in Sinkor for funeral rites which will be followed by interment at the Nimba United Cemetery.

According to a WAEC press release, Mr. Gayvolor met his untimely demise on Sunday, June 14 following a brief illness.

The former WAEC Liberia Head of National Office served the Council for thirty-one (31) unbroken years having joined its service on September 1, 1986 as a Registrar Cadet and rose through the ranks and files including the Head of National Office of the Monrovia Office, the last position he occupied until 2017 when he was honorably retired.

Prior to assuming the position as Head of National Office, the highest position at the national level, Mr. Gayvolor also held other vital positions, which amongst other things include Senior Assistant Registrar (SAR), Principal Assistant Registrar (PAR), and Deputy Registrar (DR).

Mr. Gayvolor also headed the Test Development Division (TDD), a very strategic division at the level of the National Office that is responsible for the development of its examinations as well as the development and revision of its syllabuses.

While in active service, Mr. Gayvolor served the Council with diligence, commitment, dedication, and honesty. He adequately represented the Monrovia Office at several international meetings in Africa, Europe, and the United States in an effort to strengthen and improve the country’s educational sector.

While serving as the Head of National Office, Mr. Gayvolor worked assiduously in collaboration with the Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Education to ensure Liberia’s full participation in the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE).

The Council through the Management team of the Monrovia Office regrets the untimely passing of its former Head of Office and wishes to extend its heartfelt condolences to his families, friends, staffs as well as the Government of Liberia for the loss of a statesman, a father, a boss, a friend and a dedicated public servant.

Prince S. Nagbe
Public Affairs Officer (PAO)
WAEC Liberia


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