WAEC GCE result statistics have been announced. 3,102 candidates, representing 26.08%, obtained credits in five (5) subjects & above, including English Language & Mathematics.
3,102 candidates obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects including English Language and Mathematics. The figure represents 26.08 per cent of 11,892 candidates that sat the examination.
Mr Olu Adenipekun, Head of National Office (HNO) of the WAEC, stated this while announcing the release at a press briefing held at the Council’s headquarters in Yaba, Lagos.
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According to Adenipekun, of the 11,892 candidates who sat for the examination, 11, 686 had their results fully processed and released.
He said a total of 8,782 candidates obtained credits and above in two subjects while 7,332 others obtained credits and above in three subjects.
Adenipekun said that 5,850 others obtained credit and above in four subjects while 4,314 others obtained credit and above in five subjects.
According to him, 206 have few of their subjects still being processed due to errors traceable to the candidates in the course of registration or writing the examination.
Regarding results withheld for errors, Adenipekun said the Council had made efforts to reduce errors in the process of registration but still patiently sorts through scripts to identify candidates who made mistakes in their registration numbers or who submitted scripts without names.
Giving further statistics about the examination, Adenipekun said 6,180 (52 per cent candidates who took the examination were male, while 5,712 were female.
The HNO expressed hope that this particular diet of WASSCE for private candidates would soon gain popularity such that it would reduce the pressure for those outside secondary school to register for the school examination conducted in April/May.
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