Today, we the DailyschoolNews.com Editorial team, wish to inform the general public, that the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has just withdrawn her full recognition for a total of 113 secondary schools nationwide, and as well as punishment for examination malpractices.
We’re also informed that the results of 30, 654 candidates, who did sit for the May/June 2012 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) have been cancelled.
And according to our research, we discovered that WAEC has also cancelled certain individual subject results of a whooping 83,745 candidates, and has also released the results of 1, 549 and barred for two years 3, 321 candidates from sitting for the council examination over some misconduct during the school examination, which is currently in line with the rules and regulations guiding the conduct of the examination.
We’re also inform that the cancelled results were among the 112, 000 results of candidates which was withheld for their involvement in examination malpractice out of 1, 695, 878 candidates that sat for the May/June 2012 WASSCE.
Please note that only 38.81 per cent (649, 156) of the total candidates that sat for the May/June 2012 WASSCE obtained five credits in the following subjects.
1. English Language,
2. Mathematics and three other subjects, thus they were qualified for admissions into universities and polytechnics.
The Nigeria Examinations Committee (NEC) of the council took the far-reaching decisions in Lagos State, after the issue was deliberated on evidences (exhibits) which was being produced by the council, which were seized from some candidates involved in examination malpractice.
Other decisions which was taken by NEC, also include recommendation for sanctions against 97 supervisors/principals/other examination personnel, which was identified and reported to their various state ministries of education, while a total of 21 supervisors were also indicted and blacklisted.
The West Africa Examination Council, WAEC committee also recommended that 465 secondary schools be warned for aiding and abetting examination malpractice during the 2012 May/June WASSCE, which was granted clemency to eight candidates even as the certificates of 12 others were withdrawn after they asked for restitution.
According to information released by the NEC, which was chaired by the Director of Basic and Secondary Education), Ministry of Education in Abuja, directed that the allegations against 930 candidates be further investigated, while their results are requested to be withheld for the main time.
Also, the council did withdrew the recognition of six schools and commended one staff.
A breakdown of schools sanctioned nationwide has revealed that majority came from the South-South, which was followed closely by those from the North, South East and South West.
We’re also informed, that Government-owned schools top the list of those involved in exam fraud.
The NEC recommendation shows that recognition for 21 schools were being withdrawn for two years.
Also on the issue, the recognition for 43 others were withdrawn, along side the principals of the schools with immediate effect.
We also learnt that the council has communicated the decisions of NEC to the state ministries of education, which is expected to take action against the schools and principals which is indicted by WAEC.
1. Ogbe Community Secondary School, Ajegunle.
2. Adewole High School, Ajegunle, Onisere, Ore.
3. Peak International School, Ikenne.
4. African Pride International, Sagamu.
5. Roseville College, Meiran.
6. Premier College, Ode Irele.
7. Furah- Beh International College, Owo.
1. Community Secondary School,Otuoke, Otuoba.
2. Community Secondary School, Diobu.
3. Government Secondary School, Asamabiri.
4. Community Secondary School, Peremabiri.
5. Community Comprehensive Secondary School, Enebele.
6. Community Secondary School, Arisaba.
7. Paiko Comprehensive College, Calabar.
8. Ebanimbin Comprehensive Heart Mixed School, Sapele.
1. Queens of Apostles Secondary School, Obulo.
2. Model Comprehensive Secondary School, Isuofia
3. St Joseph International Secondary School, Anaku.
4. Wisdom Dominion International College, Ihima.
5. Ekwuno Memorial Secondary School, Obosi.
6. God Provides Secondary School,Enugu.
7. Madonna Secondary School, Ugbawka.
8. Onicha Secondary School, Ezinihitte, Mbaise.
7. Comprehensive Secondary School, Umunaku, Ehime, Mbano.
8. Comprehensive Secondary School, Ubomiri Mbatoli.
1. Aunti Nika’s School, Tudun Wada.
2. Government Secondary School, Basawa, Zaria.
3. Government Secondary School, Wara.
4. Government Day Secondary School, Funtua.
5. Barda International College, Katsina.
6. Government Girls College, Sokoto.
7. Government Secondary School, Zagun.
8. Gods Victory International College, Jos.
9. Government Secondary School, Jibiyal.
10. Women Center for Continuing Education, Sokoto.
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