WAEC to Cancel Results & Publish Names of Candidates Involved in Malpractice

West African Examination Council, WAEC Plans to Cancel Entire Results and Cancellation of Subject Results and Publish Full List of Names Involved in Examination Malpractice.

 The West African Examination Council, WAEC has approved sanctions in all cases of examination malpractices.

The Nigeria Examination Committee of WAEC during its 66th Meeting in Lagos revealed that henceforth, candidates who flout the rules and regulations guiding the conduct of the council’s examinations will bear the consequences.

According to a press statement signed by Demianus Ojijeogu, Head of Public Affairs, WAEC,  “The results of candidates involved in proven cases which attract Cancellation of Entire Results will be cancelled; while subject results of those involved in proven cases, which attract Cancellation of Subject Results will be similarly cancelled.”

Candidates, invigilators and supervisors caught aiding and abetting examination malpractice, WAEC, ANCOPSS and the States Ministry of Education will publish their names to serve as a deterrent for others.

“States Ministry of Education and school principals are to check the ugly trend by looking at the calibre and integrity of teachers nominated as supervisors for public examinations.

“The Committee observed that even with the commendable efforts of the Council in the fight against examination malpractice, the menace is still on the increase.

“There was high rate of impersonation as a form of examination malpractice during the WASSCE examinations.

The NEC also revealed that it will start sanctioning some candidates by banning them from sitting for the council’s examinations for a specific number of years.
NEC went on to advise WAEC, All Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools and States Ministry of Education to publish names of those involved in examination malpractices to serve as a deterrent to others.

Read the full statement: