The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has released the provisional results of the 2022 WASSCE School Candidates on 1st December, 2022.
According to the statistics released by WAEC, the Subject Results of 3,845 candidates have been cancelled for sending foreign material into the examination hall.
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WAEC disclosed that, the Entire Results of 518 candidates have been cancelled for sending mobile phones into the examination hall.
The examination body indicated that, the Entire Results of 117 candidates have been withheld pending the conclusion of investigations into alleged cases of impersonation detected during the examination.
The scripts of candidates from 179 schools in certain subjects are being scrutinized for reported cases of collusion.
According to WAEC, the withheld results of candidates may be cancelled or released based on the outcome of the investigations.
A total number of 422,883 candidates made up of 203,753 males and 219,130 females from 977 schools entered for the examination.
This figure is 5.25% lower than the 2021 entry figure of 446,352. A total number of 2,818 (0.67%) of the candidates who registered were absent from the examination.