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2016 WASSCE: Leaked papers likely to be cancelled

Three papers of the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination have been leaked, the West Africa Examination Council has confirmed.

Some students in the Greater Accra and Eastern regions reportedly had access to the oral English, Integrated Science and Social Studies papers between 12 midnight and 4 am on the day the papers were written.

The Daily Graphic also reports that the papers were in circulation through social media platforms.

According to the report, some students created WhatsApp group chats to circulate the leaked exams papers.

Rev. Samuel Nii Nmai Ollenu, head of the Ghana National Office of WAEC told Starr FM in an interview on Monday that WAEC has now developed security softwares to check cheating in exams.

WAEC has for several years battled with leakages of its examination papers for some time now.

Last year, the council cancelled five subject papers in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) after questions leaked.

The papers included the Paper 2 of English language, Religious and Moral Education, Integrated Science, Mathematics and Social Studies.





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