Head of the Nigeria National Office of the West African Examination Council (WAEC), Mr Olu Adenipekun, Wednesday announced that 39, 557 candidates obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects including English Language and Mathematics in the last West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates in the country.
Adenipekun, said the figure represents 35.99 per cent of 109, 902 candidates that sat the examination.
He also disclosed that 63, 037 candidates representing 57.36 per cent obtained credit and above in a minimum of any five subjects (i.e. with or without English Language and/or Mathematics.)
Adenipekun, who was addressing reporters in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, said the WASSCE for private candidates 2018-Second Series took place in the five members’ countries from August 14, 2018 to October 4, 2018.
He said a total of 112, 567 candidates registered for the examination in Nigeria, out of which 109, 902 sat the examination. Read more