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WASSCE 2020: 14 students dismissed, 3 teachers interdicted over riots

The Ghana Education Service has dismissed 14 students for indiscipline in the ongoing West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

The affected students are also barred writing their remaining papers over various acts of vandalism at their respective examination centres.


Battor SHS has the highest number of dismissed students of five. Three students each from Sekondi College and Juaben SHS were also dismissed.

The School Prefect and and a female student of Tweneboa Kodua SHS have also been asked to pack out of the campus.

The Education Service has also directed the dismissed students to leave their respective campuses with immediate effect and surcharged all students in schools were property were destroyed.

Their results at to be withheld until the students make full payment of the properties damaged.

Three teachers from Tweneboa Kodua, Kade SHS, and Sekondi College have also been interdicted and barred from invigilating the WASSCE pending investigations.

Students in the above schools destroyed furniture, smashed bowls containing evening meals in the dining hall, attacking invigilators, journalists, demonstrated and issued threats to school authorities for being firm on invigilation during exams.


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