WAEC releases 2018 BECE results; cancels that of 83 students


The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the provisional results for the 2018 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for school candidates

The 2018 BECE had a total of 509,827 registered students from over 16,060 schools across the country.

However, about 4,000 candidates were absent for the examination.

According to a press release signed by the Head of Public Affairs at the council, Mrs. Agnes Teye-Cudjoe, the results of over 2,061 candidates have been withheld pending the conclusion of investigations into various cases of examination malpractice detected during and after the conduct of the examination.

The Council further announced the 134 candidates had their subject results cancelled for bringing foreign material into the examination hall with the their entire results of some 83 candidates cancelled for bringing mobile phones into the examination hall and receiving external assistance.