The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has withheld some subject results of candidates from 235 schools for giving artificial intelligence-generated answers during the 2023 edition of the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE).
This information was contained in a statement issued by WAEC on Monday, announcing the release of the provisional WASSCE results.
WAEC also cancelled the subject results of 3,647 candidates for bringing foreign materials such as prepared notes, textbooks, and printed materials into the examination halls.
The results of 839 candidates were cancelled for possessing mobile phones in the examination halls.
WAEC has also withheld the subject results of 4,280 candidates and the entire results of 1,005 for various suspected offences.
The examination council also blocked the results of 4,878 candidates for failing to return learning support materials supplied to them by their schools.