The Member of Parliament for the North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has petitioned the government to investigate circumstances leading to the supposed leakage of the 2020 WASSCE questions.
The supposed leaked 2020 WASSCE questions have been in circulating for the past 48 hours with the 2020 WASSCE Integrated Science question papers trending on social media.
The WAEC in a response sighted by NewsGhana24.com said the leakage was the actions of some individuals managing who rogue website aimed at annual leakage of fake examination papers to mislead candidates and for financial gains.
His call comes after another leading member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Dzifa Gunu accused the Akufo-Addo government of allegedly leaking the Monday (WASSCE Integrated Science questions) to some Headmasters in various Senior High Schools (SHSs).
Ablakwa has called on Government of Ghana (GoG) to commission an independent investigation into reports of leaked 2020 WASSCE Integrated Science question papers to be administered on Monday, August 3, 2020.
According to the NDC activists, the leaked questions to headmasters in various Senior High Schools (SHSs) is a way the Akufo-Addo led government wants to prove that their implementation of the Free SHS policy was fruitful.
However, the North Tongu MP has urged the government and other relevant stakeholders associated with the conduct of the national examination to investigate into the alleged leakage and take more proactive steps to safeguard the image of Ghana’s education and sanctity of certificates issued.
NewsGhana24.com has been following the story, haven published days earlier that Dadieso SHS WASSCE students allegedly compelled by teachers to buy APOR or FAIL
The former Minister for Education condemned the Management of the Ghana Education Service (GES) for creating an impression in an earlier released statement signed by the Head of Public Relations Unit that “annual reports of examination leakage is a normal development”.
According to Mr Ablakwa, the Ghana Education Service (GES) statement does not address the fundamental issue, neither does it engender the much-needed confidence or reassurance.
Meanwhile, WAEC has revealed that it had reported the unhealthy development to the BNI and other National security agencies for the needed action to be taken.
The Hon. Minister noted that there can be nothing normal or acceptable about examination papers leaking, consequently calling on the Akufo-Addo government to with as a matter of urgency investigate into the claims.
In a related story, the Ghana Education Service (GES) has urged the prospective WASSCE candidates to disregard allegations of the leaked 2020 WASSCE questions that is yet to be written and focus on their studies.