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The West African Examination Council or WAEC-Liberia Wednesday released its preliminary results for this year’s public exams administered to Senior High school students here, with over 13, 722 students or 57.8% passing in both English and Math.

Announcing the first preliminary results, Professor Thomas Gaie, Head of WAEC-Liberia said “Of the over 23,000 candidates who sat this year’s exams, 7 were visually impaired while one was a deaf and dump.”

Gaie said student Sekou Konneh of the St. Joseph Catholic High School at the Liberia Agricultural Company or LAC in Grand Bassa County is the only candidate who passed division one, while 10 others from the same school passed division two.

He said many of those students who passed the examinations were in the division three categories. “The outcomes of the results are encouraging with 31 schools’ students making a 100 percent passed, while 2 schools in Margibi County results are held due to mal examination practices.”

He name Moses Kolabengu, Instructor of the Calvary Assembly of God Mission in Jacob Town, who infiltrated the examination hall with 37 student names wanting help from those marking (correcting) the paper. Others are Lemuel Richards of the Revelation SDA School in Gardnerville and Alfred Jeboe of the Francis Mitchell School in Margibi County.

“Those accused will be arraigned before the Circuit Court on Monday in Kakata, Margibi County but we awaiting the outcome of the investigation to make full determinations,” Gaie noted.

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