The 76th Meeting of the Nigeria Examinations Committee (NEC) of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) was held from Tuesday, 3rd to Wednesday, 4th October 2023.
At meeting, the Committee received and considered reports on the conduct of WASSCE for School Candidates, 2023, as well as irregularity cases arising from the conduct of the examination.
The Committee, directed that the entire results of candidates proven to have been involved in examination malpractice, which attract the penalty of Cancellation of Entire Results (CER), be cancelled.
Similarly, subject results of Candidates proven to have been involved in examination malpractice, which attract the penalty of Cancellation of Subject Results (CSR), be cancelled.
The directives of the Committee will be implemented as soon as possible, and the Council will inform the affected candidates and Schools. Subsequently, the results of candidates exonerated by the Committee will be released without further delay.
The Committee also implored the States’ Ministries of Education and the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) to adhere strictly to the registration deadline for WASSCE for School Candidates’ examination diets.
In conclusion, the Committee commended the Council for the thorough investigations conducted on the reported examination malpractice cases presented during the meeting.
The Committee, which is the highest decision-making organ of WAEC on examination-related matters in Nigeria, meets twice a year to consider matters relating to the conduct of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for School and Private Candidates.