Index number mix-up affects BECE students in E/R

Index number mix-up affects BECE students in E/R

Some students writing the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Eastern region have been ordered to stop and rather asked to re-sit the papers next year following a reported mix up of their index numbers.

Some candidates sitting the ongoing have been reportedly stopped from writing their papers due to a mix-up in their index numbers. The development has caused parents of the affected students express their displeasure over the development calling on WAEC to address the anomaly.

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All supervisors of the affected schools have thus been ordered to write a report to WAEC for investigations to begin.

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