WAEC is a compulsory exam for every secondary school leaver in Nigeria
Passing the exams gives you the SSCE certificate, enables you to get admission into the university, apply for jobs and even run for political office
As usual, some Nigerians cut corners and engage in examination malpractice
Just to get their 5 credits.
However, 29 people decided to return their WAEC certificates after many years
They returned their certificates after becoming born again Christians and confessed to engaging in Examination malpractice
WAEC released a statement about the return of the certificates
After its 62nd National Examination Committee meeting, the examination body said that among the 29 certificates that were returned by the born again Christians, includes one that was issued 33 years ago (1984) and another one that was issued 32 years ago (1985). Four certificates each were returned by born again Christians who confessed that they cheated while sitting for their exams between 2011 and 2013. Others include three that sat for the examinations in 2000, 2004, 2008, two each in 1992 and 2003 while one certificate each was returned by born again Christians who sat for the examination in 1984, 1985, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006 and 2012.