Five persons which include a Lagos base pastor, a teacher and an undergraduate have been nabbed by the police in Lagos for operating fake West African Examination Centre (WAEC) centre and hijacking of question papers.
He added that “investigations revealed that these atrocities were committed through the following websites and Whatsapp:1. www.ceebook.net – 070691980082. www.examloaded.
The police boss confirmed that ” Four suspects were tracked and arrested in Edo, Osun and Ondo states in connection with the crime. They are: Samuel Kayode, ‘m’ 28 years Adebayo Ifeoluwa, ‘m’ 17 yearsAlayande Ahmed, ‘m’ 16 year and Elusode Festus, ‘m’ 20 years
The police boss also added that “
Samuel Kayode, a physics and mathematics teacher in two of the private schools in Ondo State. linked up with those who provided him prepared answers of leaked 2018 examination questions. “
“He created a Whatsapp group called ‘WAEC VIP’ where he shares and sells leaked (expo) questions and answers on request.” the police boss also added
Edgal also stated that “Adebayo Ifeoluwa, 17 years, a student of Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, also created a Whatsapp group of his own called ‘MCC’ where he share leaked (expo) questions and answers.”
” Elusode Festus, 20 years, an iron-bender apprentice who resides in Ekpma, Edo State, created two Whatsapp groups named ‘WAEC Home of Expo’ and WAEC VIP’ where he shares questions and answers to students.”the CPalso added
The police boss noted that ” We discovered that the question papers given by these syndicates are word for word with the ones provided by WAEC for the candidates.”
The four suspects confessed and admitted to have committed the crime. evidence of this was established through their mobile phones.
Effort is in progress to get the owners of the websites to find out how the question papers get out of WAEC office.
The police authority wishes to advise parents, guardians and tutors to guide and monitor their wards not to engage in examination malpractices, but rather, encourage them to face their studies since there is no short way to success.
“Also, it is important for the concerned examination bodies to look into this devastating development and take necessary corrective measures to prevent such leakage in future.”the Lagos police boss said