Following the release of the 2017 WASSCE exams, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has warned the public against persons who promise to change results for a fee.
Over the years, there have been numerous reported cases of persons who promise to change the results of failed candidates.
With this regard, the examination council has advised candidates not to fall for attempts by fraudulent persons.
In a press statement, WAEC said “The Council is alerting members of the public, especially candidates to be wary of imposters who promise to change examination results for a fee.”
“Candidates are to note that all WAEC results are well secured and can be authenticated. Person with forged results will be exposed” – they added.
The West Africa Examination Council later today announced the release of the 2017 WASSCE May/June results.
This years results witnessed a slight improvement in the percentage of passes (A1-C6) in Mathematics and English Language.
However, Integrated Science and Social Studies suffered a setback.
The withheld results of candidates will be cancelled if found culpable or released if otherwise.
The results of candidates from about 185 schools have been withheld over suspected cases of malpractice.
This includes results of candidates from 31 schools who were detected by the Item Differentia Profile (IDP) software to have cheated in objective tests.
The results are currently been investigated by the examination body.