WAEC takes punitive action against t schools found to have indulged in exams malpractices

The Physics and Business Management examination in the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) which was scheduled for Wednesday [September 15] has been rescheduled.

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is expected to announce a new date and time the papers are to be written.

“A new date for the rescheduled papers (Physics 1 & 2 and Business Management 1 & 2) will be communicated in due course. However Auto mechanics 2 & 1 will be administered today, 15th September at 2 pm as scheduled,” WAEC stated at a press briefing on Wednesday morning.

According to WAEC, the move to reschedule the papers is to ensure and safeguard the integrity of the examination.

There are suggestions the papers got leaked.

At a press briefing on Wednesday morning, WAEC said as a further step to safeguard the integrity of the examination, the council has instituted strict internal controls and compliance by staff to the security regulations of the council.

WAEC is also increasing inspection and monitoring at the various centers.

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