WAEC denies leaking 2020 WASSCE questions and questions the credibility of the Africa Education Watch report. (WAEC) the well-known examining body in West Africa which is also responsible for the conduct of the national examinations in member states says the allegations by Africa Education Watch that it leaked last year’s WASSCE questions to the first batch of free SHS beneficiaries is false.
Reacting to the report published by Africa Education Watch, Agnes Teye Cudjoe, the spokesperson for WAEC at a press briefing monitored by Ghanaeducation.org indicated that some portions of the EduWatch’s 2020 WASSCE report are false. She added that “they are ignorant on how WAEC conducts its affairs.”
According to the spokesperson, the examining body is considering filing a lawsuit against the Education Think Thank – Africa Education Watch over the claims it made in its report regarding the conduct of the exam, with the indication that WAEC intentionally leaked the 2020 WASSCE questions to candidates. being top among the issues.
The official from WAEC added that the breach that led to the leakage of some examination questions was unfortunate however, the identified person in connection with the leaking WASSCE questions which is deemed as an unethical act has been arrested by the police and is assisting with investigations.
The Africa Education Watch report has been described as a report fraught with inaccuracies by, Rev. Victor Brew, Head of the West African Examinations Council Legal Department. He made this known in an interview he granted Citi FM Citi FM.
Source: Ghanaeducation.org“There wasn’t a leakage to the degree that you will say that the paper needed to be annulled. This is supposed to be a report based on research investigation. I think that Africa Education Watch must come again,” he told the radio station.