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WAEC Releases Provisional Results For 2023 WASSCE Private Candidates1 min read

WAEC Releases Provisional Results For 2023 WASSCE Private Candidates<span class="wtr-time-wrap after-title"><span class="wtr-time-number">1</span> min read</span>


The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced the release of the second series of provisional results of 37,825 private candidates who sat for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) 2023.

According to WAEC, the entry figure comprises 17,389 males and 20,725 females including 16 visually impaired candidates.

In a press statement released on Tuesday, February 20, the Council stated a total of 1,231 candidates who registered for the examination were absent.

WAEC stated that the results of 289 candidates alleged to have been involved in various cases of examination malpractice have been withheld pending the conclusion of investigations into the cases of malpractice.

“These malpractices include collusion, impersonation, bringing foreign materials, including mobile phones, into the examination hall and seeking external assistance among others,” WAEC said.

The statement further said that the withheld results of the candidates would be released or cancelled based on the outcome of investigations.

Read the full statement below: