The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has stated that it plans to release the results of the just-concluded May/June West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) within 45 days after the exam has ended.
This was disclosed by the Head of public affairs of WAEC Nigeria, Mr Demianus Ojijeogu, in an interview with newsmen.
It was gathered that a total of 1,459,463 students sat the exam in Nigeria. Each of them took a minimum of eight or a maximum of nine subjects that must include English language and Mathematics.
According to him, that had been the standards of WAEC in the recent years, especially for the school-based examination, and the same plan still applicable for this year’s edition before the outbreak of COVID-19 and it subsequent postponement.
He noted that the exam generally was a huge success, saying it was hitch-free nationwide.
On malpractice, he said not only that some candidates were caught to indulge in the act but also some invigilators and supervisors as well as operators of what he termed rogue websites were also caught.
According to him, there are categories of people caught for malpractice during the exam, and more would still be detected during markings and all of them would certainly serve the consequences of their respective actions according to the law.