WAEC bans schools for five years over malpractices

WAEC bans schools for five years over malpractices

The West African Examinations Council has barred two secondary schools in Imo State from registering as an examination centre or presenting their pupils as candidates in any of its examinations for a period of five years.

This is just as 28 other schools across the country have been derecognised for two years for engaging in examination malpractices. The Head, Public Affairs of the council, Mr. Demianus Ojijeogu, said this on Thursday in a telephone interview with our correspondent.

Ojijeogu, who declined to name the affected schools, added that a supervisor was assaulted in one of the Imo schools, noting that WAEC officials were “locked out for more than 30 minutes in the second school obviously to perpetrate examination malpractice.’’ Read more

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