The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced some one thousand, three hundred and thirty-nine (1,339) West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) subject results have been canceled for various examination malpractices.
Additionally, 174 candidates have their entire results canceled for the same reason.
The examination offences include bringing foreign materials including mobile phones into the examination hall, tearing off part of question papers, and collusion.
The cancellation of the results of such candidates was decided by the Ghana Examinations Committee during a meeting in October 2021.
Furthermore, the entire results of 3,667 candidates have been withheld pending the conclusion of the investigation into various cases of examination malpractices detected during and after the conduct of the examination.
Also, the result of 194 schools in certain subjects has been withheld and being scrutinized.
WAEC says the destiny of withheld results will be determined by the outcome of the investigations.
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