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WAEC relocates WASSCE exam centre from Dazzling SHS to Ofori Panin SHS following riots


The West African Assessment Council (WAEC) has relocated its assessment centre from the Dazzling Senior Higher College to Ofori Panin Senior Large Faculty in the Jap Region.

This arrives on the back of what the Council describes as unruly conduct exhibited by candidates of the West African Senior Secondary Certification Examinations (WASSCE) at the university subsequent the beginning of penned papers on Monday.

The college students and team of Bright SHS at Kukurantumi attacked WAEC officers more than rigorous supervision of ongoing WASSCE assessment in their faculties.

A journalist with the Every day Graphic in the Location who experienced gone to the college to report has also been assaulted by the college students leaving him with serious accidents.

In a assertion issued by its Head of National Business office, Wendy Addy-Lamptey, WAEC condemned the “riotous behaviour and assault on the WAEC officials and media personnel by candidates.”

The relocation of the centre sorts component of steps to forestall the probable recurrence of the incident and safeguard the life staff and integrity of the evaluation.

WAEC also communicated its intent to glance into the developments and apply corresponding sanctions in which important.

“The Council also needs to provide notice that it will not be reluctant to sanction Dazzling SHS, as effectively as staff, pupils and candidates observed culpable in the claimed action and foreseeable future incidences.

A WAEC official attacked by rampaging college students of Dazzling SHS

The Council statement on Friday also inspired all supervisors and invigilators in the ongoing WASSCE to “continue to be vigilant and have out their responsibilities diligently and without the need of fear.”

Day-to-day Graphic reporter assaulted at Vibrant SHS on August 6, 2020

The action by the university student of Vibrant SHS has captivated prevalent criticism across a segment of the general public, trainer unions to other civil culture organisations.

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has also known as for swift investigations and prosecution of the attackers.

Meanwhile, proprietor for Shiny SHS, Bright Ampomah has been arrested by the law enforcement more than his involvement in the incident. He experienced incited the college students to stop producing the social scientific tests paper without the authority of WAEC.

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