1>>The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has barred
two secondary schools in Imo State from registering as an
examination centre or presenting their students as
candidates in any of its examinations for a period of 5 years.
Reports stated that The council also derecognized 28 schools
for two years as a result examination malpractices.
The Head, Public Affairs of the council, Mr Demianus
Ojijeogu, who disclosed this on Thursday declined to name
the affected schools, he said the schools are usually referred
by their centre numbers and not by their names.
He added that WAEC officials were locked out for more than
30 minutes in the second school obviously for examination
malpractice to perpetrate.
He noted that as for the derecognized schools, examinations
will still hold in their schools but their teachers will not be
used as invigilators.
He added that there are 28 of those schools across the
country and they can still reapply after two years, stating
that things have been put in place to prevent a recurrence of
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