The West African Examination Council (WAEC) said that a total of 150,874 candidates, which represents 8.90% of those who sat for this year’s May/June West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) examination have a few of their subjects withheld by the council.
Announcing the release of the result yesterday in Abuja, the head, national office of the council, Dr. Iyi Uwadie explained that the withheld results were being processed due to some errors committed by the candidates, at the point of entry during the examination.
Dr. Uwadie explained further that a total of 1,672,224 candidates sat for the examination, out of which 1545,004 candidates, representing 91.10%, had their results fully released.
According to him, “Of the total number of candidates that sat for the examination, 771,731 candidates, representing 46.14% obtained6 credits and above 952,156 candidates, representing 56.93% obtained 5 credits and above, while 1,107,747, representing 66.24% obtained credits in 4 subjects”.
He however stated that a total of 649,156 candidates, which represents 38.815 obtained credits in 5 subjects and above, including mathematics and English Language, adding that candidates are expected to visit the councils website for their results.