The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has said a total number of 1,339 subject results and the entire results of 174 candidates who sat the West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in Ghana, “have been cancelled for various examination malpractices such as bringing foreign material including mobile phones into the examination hall, tearing off parts of question papers and collusion”.

A statement dated 8 December 2021 and signed by the head of public affairs, Mrs Agnes Teye-Cudjoe, announcing the provisional results of the exam, said: “The entire results of 3,667 candidates have been withheld pending the conclusion of investigations into various cases of examination malpractice detected during and after the conduct of the examination”.

Also, the statement said: “The scripts of candidates from 194 schools in certain subjects have also been withheld and are being scrutinized”.

WAEC said the withheld results of candidates may be cancelled or released based on the outcome of the investigations.

Read excerpts of the statement below:

RELEASE OF PROVISIONAL RESULTS WEST AFRICAN SENIOR SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (WASSCE) FOR SCHOOL CANDIDATES 2021

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) wishes to announce for the information of the general public that it has released provisional results of candidates, who sat for the WASSCE for School Candidates, 2021 in Ghana. The Council will make available login details to Heads of school to enable them to print the statement of results of their candidates. candidates are therefore advised to contact their Heads of school for their results.

Meanwhile, the Council has hosted the results online and candidates who so desire, may access their results at the council’s website or dial teh shortcode *944#.