West Africa Examinations Council, WAEC Finally cancelled 2015 withheld West African Senior School Certificate results.
The National Examinations Committee of
West Africa Examinations Council on
Thursday said it had cancelled results of
candidates involved in examination
malpractice at the 2015 examinations.
The Committee, which meets twice a year,
to consider matters related to the conduct
of the May/June and November/December
West African Senior School Certificate
Examination (WASSCE), is the highest
decision-making organ of WAEC on
examination-related matters in Nigeria.
During the 60th Meeting, the Committee
received reports on Special, Irregularity and
Clemency Cases on the November/
December 2014 WASSCE as well as
Irregularity Cases arising from the conduct
of the May/June 2015 WASSCE.
In the course of considering the various
reported cases of malpractice, the
Committee endorsed appropriate sanctions
in all established cases of malpractice as
prescribed by the Rules and Regulations
governing the conduct of the Council’s
examinations 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
In addition, some candidates would also
suffer other sanctions such as barring them
from sitting for the Council’s examinations
for a certain number of years. Moreover,
while some schools will be derecognised as
examination centres for some years, other
schools’ recognition as examination centres
will be withdrawn making them unable to
present candidates for WAEC examination.
Also, indicted supervisors have been
blacklisted while erring teachers and
principals have been reported to their State
Ministries of Education and ANCOPPS for
disciplinary action. The decisions of the
Committee will be implemented without
delay and the affected candidates will be
duly informed by the Council.