2022 BECE: Results of 75 candidates cancelled for “bringing mobile phones into examination hall”


The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has released provisional results for the 2022 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).

In a statement issued yesterday, WAEC disclosed that it had cancelled the subject results of 416 school candidates and 3 private candidates for the offence of either bringing foreign materials into the examination hall or colluding with other candidates;

WAEC said it was withholding the subject results of 38 school candidates pending the conclusion of investigations into various cases of alleged examination malpractice.

It added that the entire Results of 73 school candidates and 2 private candidates had been cancelled for the offence of bringing mobile phones into the examination hall;

It also said it was withholding the entire results of 11 school candidates pending conclusion of investigations into various cases of alleged examination malpractice.

Meanwhile, the scripts of candidates from 40 schools in certain subjects are undergoing scrutiny.

The withheld results of candidates may be cancelled or released based on the outcome of investigations according to WAEC

WAEC cautioned all stakeholders to be wary of fraudsters who promise to upgrade results for a fee. Candidates are to note that WAEC results are secured and can be authenticated.

“The Council wishes to express its sincerest gratitude to all stakeholders, especially the Ministry of Education, Ghana Education Service, the Security Agencies, Supervisors, Invigilators, Examiners, and all who in various ways supported it in the successful conduct of the examinations and release of results,”

Ghana | Atinkaonline.com


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