The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has released the May/June WASSCE results for this year.
13.79% of the candidates that wrote the exams had their results withheld, while a 59.22% pass in English Language and Mathematics was recorded.
Speaking at a press briefing held at its corporate office in Yaba, Lagos on Monday, Head of National Office, Nigeria, Mr Olu Adenipekun said the performance results recorded this year, was an improvement from the last two years.
“A total of 923,486 (nine hundred and twenty three thousand four hundred and eighty six) candidates, representing 59.22%, obtained minimum of credits in five (5) subjects and above, including English Language and Mathematics,” he said.
Adenipekun explained that the results of 214,952 candidates are being withheld, in connection with various reported cases of examination malpractice, which under investigation.
A total of 1,559,162 candidates sat the examination.
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