Africa Education Watch Demands External Investigation Into WASSCE 2021 Paper Leaks

Independent Afircan think-tank African Education Watch (EDW) is demanding an independent third party be invited to investigates of reports of an alleged paper leaks during the just ended 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)

This is as a result of West African Examination Council’s rubbishing of African Education Watch’s report of leaks during the WASSCE 2021 in which schools they named in their reports for having been a party in the leaks were said to have not had students registered in this year’s examination

The release of their reported prompted the West African Examination Council to release a statement through their public relations officer demanding for detailed evidence into allegations of a supposed examination leak

Speaking to journalists, the Executive Director of Africa Education Watch, Kofi Asare, said “the first step in blocking the perennial leaks is identifying its source.”

“It is on the back of this that we are requesting an external investigation to ascertain the actual source of leaks in this year’s WASSCE papers.”

“This external investigation will not only give a clue about the exact source of leaks within WAEC’s questions value chain or supply chain but also provide us a basis for holding certain staff and consultants or consultants of WAEC accountable and possibly sanctioned,” Mr. Asare said.

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