WASSCE 2020: WAEC cancels Results of 480 Candidates over Exams Malpractice


The West Africa Examination Council has cancelled the entire results of 480 candidates who sat for this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) for school candidates. Their results have been cancelled for bringing mobile phones into the examination hall.

Meanwhile, the entire results of 384 candidates have been withheld pending the conclusion of investigations into various cases of examination detected during and after the conduct of the examination.

These were indicated in a press release signed by the Head of Public Affairs of WAEC, Agnes Teye-Cudjoe, announcing the release of this year’s WASSCE results.

Performance of candidates this year

  • English Language: 212,866 (57.34%) obtained A1-C6; 68,525 (18.46%)
  • Mathematics (Core): 243,904 (65.71%) obtained A1-C6; 38,984 (10.54%)
  • Integrated Science: 196,891 (52.53%) obtained A1-C6; 54,053 (27%)
  • Social Studies: 238,584 (64.31%) obtained A1-C6; 25,108 (6.77%)


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