Posted on Wed 22 Nov 2017, 11:37 AM

The West African Examinations Council has announced the release of the October/November 2017 WASSCE results for private candidates. 

A total of 34,664 candidates obtained credits in five subjects and above including English Language and Mathematics.

The figure represents 26.01% of the 133,223 candidates that sat for the examinations in Nigeria reflecting the worst result in three years. The percentage of candidates in this category in the WASSCE for private candidates in 2015 and 2016 was 28.59% and 38.50%, respectively.

The Head of the Nigeria National Office of  WAEC, Olu Adenipekun, made the announcement at a press conference, which was also called to announce the 55th annual general meeting of the council’s  Nigeria National Committee holding in Katsina.

Mr.  Adenipekun stated that the exam was conducted in the five-member countries of WAEC from August 15 to October 4, 2017.

 

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