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Monday, 14 November 2016

WAEC -NEC Approves Cancellation Of All Results Involved In Malpractice


The Nigeria Examinations Committee (NEC), of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has approved appropriate sanctions in all established cases of malpractice, as prescribed in the Rules and Regulations governing the conduct of the Council’s examinations.
This was contained in a communique issued at the end of the 62nd meeting of NEC WAEC held in Lagos.
After diligent deliberations,  It approved that the entire results of candidates involved in proven cases, which attract Cancellation of Entire Results (CER) be cancelled, while subject results of those involved in proven cases which attract Cancellation of Subject Results (CSR), be similarly cancelled.

The Committee said further that some candidates would  also suffer other sanctions such as barring them from sitting for the Council’s examinations for a certain number of years while some schools will be derecognised, while their Principals reported to the Ministry of Education for disciplinary action while erring Supervisors will be blacklisted.
According to the communique, The decisions of the Committee will be implemented without delay and the affected candidates and schools will be duly informed by the Council.
In addition, the Committee because of the high incidence of schools writing on the chalkboard for their students to copy during the WASSCE for School Candidates, 2016 decided that if a school is warned for aiding and abetting cheating three times within a period of five years, it would be de-recognised.

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