The West African Examinations Council has approved sanctions in all cases of examination malpractices.
The Nigeria Examination Committee of WAEC during its 66th Meeting in Lagos revealed that henceforth , candidates who flout the rules and regulations guiding the conduct of the council ’ s examinations will bear the consequences .
According to a press statement signed by Demianus Ojijeogu , Head of Public Affairs , WAEC , “ The results of candidates involved in proven cases which attract Cancellation of Entire Results will be cancelled ; while subject results of those involved in proven cases , which attract Cancellation of Subject Results will be similarly cancelled . ”
The NEC also revealed that it will start sanctioning some candidates by banning them from sitting for the council ’ s examinations for a specific number of years .
Schools involved in proven cases of exam malpractices will also be derecognised for a certain number of years .
Examination supervisors found wanting will be reported to their employers and blacklisted, while invigilators involved in exam malpractices will face disciplinary measures.
NEC went on to advise WAEC , All Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools and States Ministry of Education to publish names of those involved in examination malpractices to serve as a deterrent to others .
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