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2020 WASSCE Results: WAEC Commences Investigations Into Withheld Results

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  • The West African E x ami n a t i o n Council (WAEC) has commenced investigations into various reported cases of examination malpractice leading to the seizure of results of 548 candidates for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE for private candidates.

The West African E x ami n a t i o n Council (WAEC) has commenced investigations into various reported cases of examination malpractice leading to the seizure of results of 548 candidates for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE for private candidates.

Mr. Olu Adenipekun, the outgoing Head of Nigeria National Office of WAEC, disclosed this to newsmen in Lagos during the release of results for WASSCE private candidates examination in which the council recorded 32.23 per cent pass rate.

According to Adenipekun, the results of Five Hundred and Forty-Eight (548) candidates, representing 4.54% of the total 12,075 that wrote the examination were withheld in connection with various reported cases of examination malpractice.

He said, “The cases are being investigated and reports of the investigations will be presented to the appropriate Committee of the Council in due course for consideration. The Committee’s decisions will be communicated to the affected candidates.

“Out of the total number of candidates that sat the examination, Eleven Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixteen (11,816) candidates, representing 97.86% have their results fully processed and released while Two Hundred and Fifty-Nine (259) candidates, representing 2.14% have a few of their subjects still being processed due to errors traceable to the candidates in the course of registration or writing the examination. Such errors are being corrected by the Council to enable the affected candidates to get their results fully processed and released subsequently

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