Lagos teacher in trouble after WAEC answer booklet she sent to student via whatsapp goes viral on internet

How 24-yr-old teacher sent WAEC answer booklet to student

On May 17 at a private school in Agege, Lagos, a 24 -year-old teacher, Oluwaseun Adegoke scanned a WAEC answer booklet of a student while the examination was still on and sent it on Whatsapp to assist some students.

the Teacher was on Monday arraigned at Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

The police charged Adegoke, who live in Orile-Agege, Lagos,  for unlawfully assisting candidate in the course of an examination.

According to the Police Prosecutor, Insp Innocent Odugbo, the defendant committed the offence on May 17 at a private school in Agege, Lagos.

Odugbo said that WAEC got information that the answer booklet of a student was on the internet.

“On getting to trace the school, it was discovered that the defendant posted it.

“The case was reported and the defendant was arrested,” the prosecutor said.

The offence , he said, contravened the provisions of Section 324(3)of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Section prescribes 10 years jail term for unlawfully assisting a candidate in the course of an examination.

Following his plea of not guilty, Magistrate Mrs Emeka Opara, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Opara ordered that the sureties must be gainfully employed and show evidences of two years tax payment to the Lagos State Government(LASG).

She adjourned the case until June 26.



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