Results of 970 candidates of the 2015 November/December West African Senior School Certification Examination (WASSCE) have been withheld by WAEC.
According to a statement by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) the students were involved in various examination malpractices, thus their results are pending investigations.
In all a total of 143,116 candidates took part in the examination. According to WAEC the withheld results would be released as soon as the Council concludes its investigations.
“Candidates may access their results online at www.waecgh.org,” WEAC said in a statement.
The statement further cautioned members of the public to be wary of the activities of fraudsters who contact candidates with the promises of bettering their results for a fee payable through mobile money transfers.
“The sole aim of these swindlers is to make money from their victims by deceit,” the statement cautioned.
“The Council wishes to assure members of the public that its results database is well secured. As such, all forged results can be detected by its confirmation/verification system. Institutions and organisations are advised to confirm or verify results presented to them directly from the Council or access the confirmation/verification service online at the WAEC website,” it said.