WASSCE ‘apo’ dealer arrested

Jerusalema, the administrator of a web-based media page that arrangements in released West Africa Secondary School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, papers have been captured by the National Security agents, GhanaWeb has learnt.

The work force from the National Security captured this WASSCE apo seller at Kasoa, in the Central Region. In a Facebook post located by GhanaWeb, training NGO, The Africa Education Watch, stated: “Breaking News: Notorious Telegram WASSCE Apo Dealer, Jerusalema, has been captured by National Security in Kasoa!”

WAEC had demonstrated that two papers have been compromised in the continuous WASSCE.

The Council said its examinations had revealed that concentrates of the 2021 Elective Mathematics and English Language tests, had been found in the public area.

George Ohene-Mantey, Head of Test Administration at WAEC, said bits of the papers were found to have been circled before the assessment as “the ‘cheating’ online media bunches were going full speed ahead.”

The CID was requested of by Africa Education Watch (Eduwatch) to explore the conditions prompting the spillage of papers for the 2020 WASSCE.

As indicated by the Executive Director, Kofi Asare, his establishment has accumulated proof that when researched could help the assessment body and government reinforce their nature of appraisal, by including security and furthermore improve their believability.

“We have been capturing questions, between 10:30 pm and 4:00 am, basically for four WASSCE subjects. It began from the twentieth of August with Food and Nutrition 3, then, at that point it moved to Elective Maths at some point last week,” he revealed to Joy FM in a meeting.

“This week English released and around the same time as English paper, NAPTEX Social Studies came around. Then, at that point this sunrise at 4:00 am we got the Physics, so this is the fifth one we have blocked.”

Kofi Asare further showed that, Eduwatch started conversations with the CID about the examinations on Tuesday, September 14, and thusly presented their proof and hotspots for the spilled questions.

He said that his group purchased those spilled inquiries between GH¢30 to GH¢100 from certain stages via online media.

“Along these lines, we believe that it is the ideal opportunity for the CID to take care of their job and help the public authority of Ghana, discover where the inquiries are spilling. Clearly, the inquiries are not spilling in the study hall, they are not spilling in the focuses.

“They are spilling in a night prior to the papers, so all the time you understand that the time it spills is really when the inquiries ought to be in the protected authority of the solid room (of WAEC) and not at the schools. That is the reason we imagine that the CID should step in.

“It spills from the beginning, to the schools and winds up via web-based media. To be sure, our screens in around 100 schools affirm that the inquiries get to the schools before they get to the online media stages,” Kofi Asare said.

Source: ghanaweb.com

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