WASSCE Exam Malpractice: Delta State Government demotes 41 teachers

Teachers who were found to have participated in examination malpractice during the series of examinations of the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination have been demoted by the Delta State Government.

The teaches involved were 41 in number. The decision of the the Delta State Government to punish the teachers was made known to the public in a statement by the Delta Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr Patrick Ukah.

The Commission said the decisions was based on the conclusion reached by the Examination Ethics Disciplinary Committee of the state as a way of forestalling any further damage to the image of the State and the integrity of examination certificates from the state.

Their promotions were to be deferred by one years while they are also to be banned from supervising any examination in the state for the next three years.

The Schools involved are thirteen public schools and one private school.

Schools and teachers who performed well during the examination exercise are to be issued with a letter of commendation for a job well done.

The announcement also gave information about the schools that were under a ban for previous cases of examination malpractice whose ban has been lifted.

Reports from the NAN says that the the Examination Ethics Disciplinary Committee, is led by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Sam Dietake.

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