The West Africa Examination Council has released a statement saying the result of schools where properties were destroyed by WASSCE candiadtes will have their WASSCE 2020 results withheld until the damaged properties are paid for.
This decision follows reports that final year students of some schools who sat 2020 WASSCE in protest against school authorities and external invigilators who did not allow them to engage in examination malpractice and ended by destroying school properties as a result of anger.
Ghana Education Service in a statement shared on their official platform sighted by Tertiary Ghana said that “final year students sitting for the ongoing examination will have their results released after full payment of the damaged property”.
It is have been estimated that about (365) three hundred and sixty-five 2020 WASSCE graduates of the Damongo-based Ndewura Jakpa Senior High Technical School will pay at least GH¢1000 to cover the damages.
Some of the properties they destroyed include lightening system, louvre blades of the school administration and also removed parts of the ceiling of a new six-unit classroom block handed over to the school to end double track.
Automatically graduates from Senior High Schools (SHSs) including the Kumawu-based Tweneboa Kodua, Ndewura Jakpa Senior High Technical School among others will have their WASSCE results withheld.
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is expected to release 2020 WASSCE results by the first week of November 2020 for candidates who sat for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination.