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WAEC hands over invigilators who assisted students during exams to security agencies

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The West African Examination Council says it has handed over some lecturers who invigilated the just ended WASSCE to the security agencies.

According to the Head of the Ghana National office, the lecturers were found to have used their cellphones and other foreign materials to help students to cheat in the examination halls.

Addressing a press conference on Tuesday, Wendy E. Addy-Lamptey stated, “some proprietors and lecturers were complacent in this unfortunate act.”

Some of these lecturers she named include Evans Yeboah, a math tutor at Kede SHTS, and Daniel Amenyor, an economics teacher at Akim Asafo SHS.

She said though Mr. Amenyor was not an invigilator he stood by whereas the action took place.

Others are Kwame Appiah Kubi a social studies tutor and Kwabena Boakye a sculptor tutor, both from Dadieso Agric SHS as well as Micheal Kumah an Agric Science teacher at Akyem Swedru SHS.

“These individuals are already in the public domain and we have many more that we will be putting out,” Mrs. Addy-Lamptey added.

She also revealed that two lecturers, Richard Nkrumah and Sefa Acheampong have been charged with abetment adding “most of these cases are in court.”

Mrs. Addy-lamptey additionally disassociated WAEC from the alleged leakages of questions saying “we don’t circulate ‘apor’.”

She added that the examination body has no interest in destroying its hard-earned reputation by leaking papers.

Additionally, at the conference, the Head of the legal department at WAEC, Rev Victor Brew also announced steps the examination body has taken including partaking the cybercrime department of the Ghana Police Service and other investigators to clamp down on the web sites behind the leakages of WASSCE questions on social media.