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WAEC withholds results of 215,149 students due to cases of malpractices

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The West African Examinations Council has on Monday announced that it has withheld a total of 215,149 results of candidates who took part in the 2020 SSCE examinations.

This was disclosed after the examination body announced the release of the results of the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination.

WAEC revealed that the results were withheld in connection with various reported cases of examination malpractice during the examination.

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In a press statement signed by the FCGP Head of the Nigeria National Office of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Patrick E. Areghan, the cases are being investigated and will be presented to the appropriate committees.

“The results of Two Hundred and Fifteen Thousand One Hundred and Forty-Nine (215,149) candidates, representing 13.98% of the total number of candidates that sat the examination, are being withheld in connection with various reported cases of examination malpractice. The cases are being investigated and reports of the investigations will be presented to the appropriate Committee of the Council for determination in due course. The Committee’s decisions will be communicated to the affected candidates through their various schools.”

Meanwhile, a total of “One Million Five Hundred and Thirty-Eight Thousand Four Hundred and Forty-Five (1,538,445) candidates sat the examination.”

WAEC has since fully processed 1,456,727 candidates’ results while a total of  81,718 candidates’ results are yet to be fully processed due to some errors.



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