The West African Examinations Council has released provisional results of the 2019 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and announced that a total of 19 candidates have had their entire results cancelled for sending mobile phones to the examination hall
WAEC made this known in a statement signed and issued by its Head of Public Affairs, Mrs Agnes Teye-Cudjoe on Thursday night.
It explained it will dispatch the results to various schools through the Metropolitan. Municipal and District Directors of Education.
“Meanwhile the Council has hosted the results online and candidates who so desire, may access their results at the Council’s website,” the statement added.
It said a total of 517,331 candidates made up of 263,602 males and 253,729 females sale for the examination, WAEC said.
“This figure is 1.47% higher than that of the previous year. The candidates were from a total of 16,871 schools and the examination was administered at 1800 centres.”
Out of those who initially registered for the examination, 5320 (1.03%) of the candidates were absent, WAEC said in the statement.
“The Council wishes to express its profound appreciation to all stakeholders, especially the Ministry of Education, Ghana Education Service, Supervisors, Invigilators, the Ghana Police Service, Examiners, Script Checkers and all who in various ways contributed to the successful conduct of the examination and the timely release of results,” it added.
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