The Cameroon GCE Board has released the 2023 GCE results of the Catholic-run secondary school, Christ the King College (CKC) Tiko, in the South West Region.
GCE results for the college have been suspended since July over reported exam malpractices.
CKC’s principal, Rev. Sr. Edith Itor, confirmed the suspension has been lifted in an article the Buea Diocese published yesterday.
“I am happy that the GCE Board has been objective in revisiting the results on an individual basis because students should not be judged as a group but as individuals,” Rev. Sr. Itor said.
However, the GCE Board maintained the cancellation of results for some commercial subjects, including Commerce and Finance.
MMI learned that high levels of malpractice were recorded in these subjects.
“The GCE Board has looked at the results and cancelled the subjects identified with examination malpractices. Our students have all passed, and we have 100 percent,” Rev. Sr. Itor added.
The suspension affected 30 students at the college. This included 27 at the Advanced Level and three Ordinary Level students.
The Education Secretary of the Buea Diocese, Rev Fr. Vincent Mesue, regretted that the suspension hurt the reputation of CKC.
He is hopeful the college will regain its place of prestige in academia as the ban has been lifted.
“My heart is filled with joy. The reputation of Christ the King College was at stake, but thank God that the GCE Board did the necessary verifications and has uplifted the ban on our Students,” he said.
In the South West Region, Christ the King College Tiko is noted as among the most reputable secondary schools. The school has produced ingenious results at the GCE in the past.
But this year, many were surprised after the school was blacklisted among those with the highest level of foul play during the GCE.
The GCE Board reported 1,891 incidences of exam malpractice this year.
They ranged from collusion to script substitution, impersonation, use of pre-prepared materials, mobile phones, and violence.
As a result, the Board sanctioned 661 A/Level candidates and 699 O/Level candidates who sat for the 2023 GCE.
The sanctions ranged from one year to three years of suspension from the GCE, with a cancellation of results.
Mimi Mefo Info