..Imposes stiff punishment on candidates, others engaged in malpractices
By Elizabeth Osayande
The West African Examinations Council, WAEC has announced the immediate release of withheld results of candidates, exonerated of malpractices during the conduct of West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2020 – Second Series and WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2021- First Series.
This is as the body at the end of the 72th meeting of the Nigeria Examinations Committee, NEC, vowed to sanction those indicted of any malpractice during the conduct of the examinations.
The Committee is the highest decision-making organ on examinations related matters in Nigeria.
Part of the statement signed by WAEC Acting Head, Moyosola Adeyegbe, on behalf of Head of National Office read.in part: “At the 72nd Meeting, the Committee received reports on Irregularity, Special and Clemency Cases arising from the conduct of WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2020 – Second Series and WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2021- First Series earlier considered at the 71st Meeting of the Committee.
“The Committee also received and considered reports on the conduct of WASSCE for School Candidates, 2021 as well as Irregularity Cases arising from the conduct of the examination.