BREAKING: WAEC Arrests 56 Website Operators Who Leaked Exam Questions

BREAKING: WAEC Arrests 56 Website Operators Who Leaked Exam Questions

  • WAEC has disclosed that 56 rogue website operators have been arrested for leaking the ongoing examination question
  • The examination board disclosed that dubious supervisors and parents often encouraged the act of malpractice by buying these fake questions them
  • Patrick Areghan, Head of National Office, Nigeria (HNO), made this known on Thursday while speaking to journalists

FCT, Abuja - The West African Examination Council (WAEC) said it has identified no less than 56 website operators who were involved in leaving its questions for the West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations (WASSCE).

Patrick Areghan, Head of National Office, Nigeria (HNO) disclosed the development on Thursday, June 1, during the monitoring of the examination in some parts of Government Secondary Schools, PM News reported.

WAEC announces the arrest of 56 for revealing exam question Photo Credit: WAEC
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Why WAEC Arrests 56 website operators

According to Areghan, the rogue website operators that have been identified would be prosecuted by the police as soon as possible.

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Areghan blamed some dubious supervisors for some of the malpractices during the examination.

He disclosed that the standing rule of WAEC was to release the examination questions to supervisors an hour before the commencement of the exams, in order to enable them from the point of collection to the administrative point, citing distance in some schools.

But, according to Areghan, these supervisors start to snap the question papers and send them to their syndicate groups.

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The HNO alleged that:

”Candidates are already in the exam hall and you are posting the questions. Sometimes, they change the front of the questions and add 2023 for exam questions of 2020.

He then blamed some gullible parents and guardians that pay for such scams and destroy themselves, adding that there is no way they can get WAEC questions.

Areghan added that WAEC has put in place some technology that would detect any form of the criminal act from anywhere.

NECO releases 2022 external SSCE result, gives other details earlier reported that NECO has released the result of the November/December 2022 senior certificate examination (SSCE).

The council's registrar, Dantani Wushishi disclosed, that 58,012 pupils sat for English Language and 44,162 got Credit, while 57,700, sat for Mathematics and 43,096 got credit.

Wushishi further disclosed that 11,419 candidates were caught in various forms of examination malpractice.


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