WAEC to punish schools and students

WAECThe West African Exams Council is awaiting approval from the board to take further action against some schools and students who engaged in various examination malpractices in this year’s BECE.

Public Relations Officer of WAEC Agnes Teye-Cudjoe in an interview with XYZ News said the Council has withheld the entire results of 113 schools and 1,024 individual students for their involvement in various malpractices.

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) released provisional results of 383,812 out of 391,082 candidates who wrote this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).

The figure represents 98.14 per cent of candidates who sat for the June examination.

A statement signed by Mrs Agnes Teye-Cudjoe, said the results would be dispatched through the district directors of education.

Meanwhile, it said, the council had posted the results online and candidates who so desired might access them.

Source: radioxyz

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