The West Africa Examination Council(WAEC) has released provisional results of the 2021 Basic Education Certificate Examination(BECE).
A statement released by the Council indicated that subject results of 138 candidates have been canceled for the offense of either bringing in foreign materials into the exams hall.
It also added that the entire results of 46 candidates have been canceled for the offense of either sending mobile phones into the examination hall or impersonation.
“The subject results of 148 candidates and the entire Results of 109 candidates have been withheld pending the conclusion of investigations into various cases of alleged examination malpractice,” the Exams Council said today
As part of measures to curb exams malpractice, it says the scripts of candidates from 24 schools in certain subjects are undergoing scrutiny. The withheld results it said may be canceled or released based on the outcome of investigations.
“The Council is cautioning 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,” it noted in the press release.
Read the full statement below;