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Monday, 17 July 2017

WAEC Releases 2017 May/June Results; 214,952 Results Withheld - See Statistics

The Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results have been released by the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC).
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This was made known during a press briefing at the council's office located in Yaba, Lagos State, by the the head of Nigerian National Office of WAEC.

Based on his statistics, 1,471,151 (One Million Four Hundred and Seventy One Thousand One Hundred and Fifty One) candidates, representing 94.36% of the total number that wrote the examination have their results fully processed and released, while 95,734 (Ninety Five Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirty Four) candidates, representing 5.64% of the total number of candidates that wrote the examination have a few of their subjects still being processed due to errors traced to have been made during registration or writing the examination.

He stated that a total of 923,486 (Nine Hundred and Twenty Three Thousand Four Hundred and Eighty Six) candidates, representing 59.22% of the released results, obtained minimum of credits in five (5) subjects and above, English Language and Mathematics inclusive.

From the statistics he stated, 59.22%, percent performance of candidates that obtained five (5) credits and above including English Language and Mathematics in the WASSCE for School Candidates shows an improvement to the result statistics in 2015 and 2016 which was stated to be 38.68% and 52.97%, respectively.

However, the results of 214,952 (Two Hundred and Fourteen Thousand, Nine Hundred and Fifty Two) candidates, representing 13.79% of the total percentage of candidates that wrote the examination are being withheld for further investigation in connection with various cases of examination malpractice.

All candidates who sat for the examination, should  check the Council's official website with the result checker pin and serial number to view their performance.

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NansForum Team


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