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WAEC gives new date to conduct 2021 WASSCE Physics, BM papers

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) after postponing the conduct of the 2021 WASSCE Physics and Business Management papers amid leakage has communicated a new date to write the papers.

In a statement, the Council said the 2021 WASSCE for School Physics 1 & 2 papers will be conducted on Friday, October 1, 2021, from 8:30 to 11:15 to candidates partaking in the ongoing examination.

2021 WASSCE Business Management papers 1 & 2, the non-profit-making organization (WAEC) indicated will also be administered on Thursday, October 7, 2021, from 13:00hrs to 16:00hrs.

“The Physics papers will be conducted on Friday, October 1, 2021, and Business Management papers on Thursday, October 7, 2021. All heads of schools are to note the new date and inform their candidates,” WAEC stated.

The Examinations Council September 15, 2021, announced the postponement of the two subject papers after it found questions for the Wednesday papers on various social media platforms ahead of the conduct of the exams.

Speaking to the media at a press briefing, the Head of Test Administration Division – WAEC, Mr George Ohene Mantey said his outfit in due course will communicate the date to conduct the rescheduled papers to candidates.

WAEC as part of efforts to clamp down rogue websites and social media groups responsible for the question leakages Friday said it has arrested one Godfred Darko, the operator of a rogue Telegram group called Jerusalema.

Godfred alias Mr Phresh was captured at Kasoa in the Central Region by the Council’s security team.

“The West African Examinations Council has managed to arrest Godfred Darko or Mr Phresh from Central Region, the operator of the popular Apor WhatsApp group dubbed Jerusalema,” a WAEC official disclosed.

According to him, the security operatives are in search of other administrators of the notorious 2021 WASSCE questions leakage group including Marcus, Gyimah Motive, Marshal and Sir Eben who are at large.

 

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