West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has responded to rife reports about the leakage of supposed Science papers that was supposed to be written by WASSCE candidates on Monday, 3rd August 2020.
WAEC in a statement said the supposed leaked papers are fake and that they were placed out there by unscrupulous individuals who seek to discredit the council and lead candidates astray.
Read the full statement below:
“Date: August 01, 2020
CIRCULATION OF FAKE WASSCE (SC), 2020 INTEGRATED SCIENCE PAPER ON SOCIAL MEDIA
The attention of The West African Examinations Council has been drawn to the circulation of several fake versions of the Integrated Science 1 & 2 Papers to be administered on 3r° August, 2020 on social media platforms.
The Council wishes to allay the fears of all stakeholders especially candidates about the alleged leakage of the Papers. A scrutiny of the images being shared on social media indicates once again, the activities of certain individuals mainly operators of rogue websites and WhatsApp groups aimed at leading candidates astray and discrediting the Council.
The Council is very vigilant and has alerted the BNI, CID and the National Security about the threats posed by these groups. The Council assures all its stakeholders that it has put in place all the necessary measures to ensure the smooth conduct of the WASSCE for School Candidates, 2020. Meanwhile, the Council urges all candidates to stay focused, continue with their preparation for the examination and comply with the COVID-19 protocols in order to keep safe during the period.
While appreciating the interest shown in this year’s WASSCE for school candidates, the Council wishes to caution all stakeholders to be circumspect in putting out information on the examinations.
Agnes Teye-Cudjoe (Mrs.) Head, Public Affairs for: Head of National Office