The West African Examination Council (WAEC), has released the provisional results of 117,306 candidates who sat for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for 2017 private candidates.
The results of 1,873 candidates, alleged to have been involved in various examination malpractices, have been withheld pending the conclusion of investigations into the cases.
This was in a statement signed by Reverend Victor Brew, the acting Director, on behalf of the Head of the National Office of WAEC, and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Thursday.
It said the withheld results would be released as soon as the Council concludes its investigations.
The statement said candidates may access their results online at www.waecgh.org.
It alerted members of the public to be wary of the activities of fraudsters who would contact candidates with the promise of bettering their results for a fee payable through mobile money transfers.
The statement assured the public that the Council’s results database was well secured, and as such, all forged results could be detected by the confirmation or verification system.
“Institutions and organisations are advised to confirm or verify results presented to them directly from the Council or access the confirmation or verification service online at the WAEC website.