2018 BECE results released as papers of candidates caught with phones cancelled

2018 BECE results released as papers of candidates caught with phones cancelled

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has released results for the 2018 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).

This development has seen 83 candidates had their results canceled because they took along their mobile phones to their various examination halls.

WAEC has also revealed in a statement that these BECE candidates also were caught for receiving external assistance. In addition, 2,061 others had their results withheld pending investigations into alleged malpractices.

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Meanwhile, WAEC states it is in the process of dispatching the results to the various schools.

The release said another batch of 134 candidates had their subject results canceled for bringing foreign materials into the examination hall and for collusion and engaging in irregular activity during the examination.

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In all, 509,827 candidates made up of 263,291 males and 246,536 females sat for the examination. The examination was administered at 1,772 centres and out of those who initially registered for the examination, 0.93% of the candidates were absent.

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