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WASSCE 2023: WAEC meets all candidates with withheld results due to exam errors

The West African Examinations Council has summoned all students whose results were withheld due to alleged malpractices during the examination.

The council is expected to meet on Thursday, January 25, 2024.

WAEC investigates candidates accused of cheating. Source: Facebook/Ghana Education Service
Source: Facebook

It said the meeting will form part of research to determine whether the students are guilty.

WAEC Public Relations Officer John Carpi told the press that the meetings will take place in all 16 regions.

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It has already appointed officials in all regions to involve the students as part of the investigation into the alleged cheating.

Officials want to interview the students to understand the circumstances that led some of them to receive the same answers.

The concerned candidates have been requested to be patient with the process.

WAEC did something similar with the BECE, where more than 2,000 candidates were invited after alleged malpractice.

Citi News reports this that parents of the affected candidates accompanied them to WAEC offices in the Ashanti Region.

WAEC has said that some scripts of 22,270 candidates have been withheld due to reported cases of mass cheating.

Cheating during the WASSCE

In total, WAEC has withheld the subject results of candidates from 235 schools believed to have cheated using AI in the 2023 WASSCE.

WAEC also canceled the subject results of 3,647 candidates for bringing foreign material.

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The results of 839 candidates were canceled due to possession of mobile phones in the examination halls.

Two siblings who performed well in WASSCE need financial assistance for further education

Despite Simon's excellent performances in 2021 (4As, 3Bs, 1C) and Edmund's remarkable WASSCE results in 2023 (8As), their dreams are at risk due to limited resources.

Their hardworking parents, a mechanic and a seamstress, urgently seek help to overcome these financial challenges and ensure the brothers' continued education.

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