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West African College of Nursing Announces the Commencement of the Sale of Application Forms for 2020 Fellowship Programme by Examination
Date Posted: 17/Jan/2020
The West African College of Nursing (WACN) announces the commencement of sale of application forms for the Fellowship programme by examination for 2020. 
Date: January 13th -  31st July.2020
West African College of Nursing
1. Applicants should possess the following or higher qualifications:
  • First degree with 5 years post qualification experience and 2 years for registered nurses/ midwives with 15-20 years post RN/RM.
  • Masters degree or PhD holders in nursing, midwifery or any of the specialties approved by council to be exempted from primaries/Part I.
  • Honorary Fellows of the College for conversion, who meet the criteria are eligible to apply also.
  • Duration of class work/ residency will be for 3weeks in each of the four years.
  • All applicants must be currently licensed to practice Nursing/Midwifery.
2. Applicants should  DOWNLOAD application form from the College site at
  • Downloaded application forms should be filled and submitted with the relevant credentials to the College Secretariat 6, Taylor, Drive, Yaba, Lagos
3. Applicants should make payment of non-refundable fee of $30 US Dollars or {N10000} payable to WACN account.
  • Bank: First Bank Of Nigeria
  • Account name: West African College of Nursing
  • Naira Account No: 2003831052
  • Dom Account No: 2003465262
4. A copy of the Teller should be scanned and attached to the completed application form which should be submitted with a recent passport photograph and other credentials.
5. Admission list will be out by end of August, 2020. 
Successful candidates to pay all approved fees during registration.
Please Note:
  • Submission of application forms end July 31st, 2020
  • Late submission 1st- 14th Aug attracts $10 penalty while 15th Aug - 19th attracts $50; forms submitted after 19th Aug will not be accepted / processed.
  • The Fellowship programme primaries will be held at the Department of Nursing, University of Ibadan, Nigeria from 5th – 23rd October, 2020. First year examination follows immediately after the lectures. 
  • Duration of class work/residency will be 3weeks for each of the two years of the Primaries.
  • Final Primary examinations will be held in the third week of September.
For further enquiries please contact any of the followings:
The Executive Secretary
West African College of Nursing
6, Taylor Drive (Off Edmond Crescent)
P.M.B. 2023, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria
Phone: 08081245510, 08036821597, 08025926326
Alh. Mohammed B. Yakatun
Executive Secretary, WACN.
National Chapter Chairpersons (WACN)
Benin Republic:
Chapter Chairman, WACN
c/o Chief Nursing Officer
Ministere de la Sante Publique
04 BP 0461, Cotonou, Benin Republic
The Gambia:
Chapter Chairman, WACN
Banjul, The Gambia.
Chapter Chairman, WACN
c/o Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)
Ministry of Health
P.O. Box M-44
Accra, Ghana.
Chapter Chairman, WACN
c/o LBNM, JamesnAAnPierre
Bldg 40 Carey Street Monrovia, Liberia
Chapter Chairman, WACN
Department of Nursing
Bayero University, Kano
Sierra Leone:
Chapter Chairman, WACN
c/o Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)
Nursing Services Department
Ministry of Health and Sanitation
Youyi Building, Brookfields
Freetown, Sierra Leone.
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