WAEC to publish names of examination cheats

A new method to curb examination malpractice has been recommended by the Nigeria Examinations Committee of the West African Examinations Council.

It suggest names of candidates, schools, candidates, invigilators and supervisors caught aiding and abetting examination malpractice should be published to serve as a deterrent for others.

The committee, which is the highest decision-making organ of WAEC on examination-related matters in Nigeria, made the recommendation to WAEC, ANCOPSS and all the ministries of education in the 36 states of the federation, in a statement issued at the end of its 66th meeting in Lagos.

The committee also approved that the entire results of WEAC 2017/2018 candidates involved in proven cases, which attract cancellation of entire results, be cancelled, while the subject results of those involved in proven cases be similarly cancelled.


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