WAEC releases results, says fifty-three percent passed
Written by Morenike Adebayo on August 5, 2016
The West African Examinations (WAEC) has released its 2016 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), withholding the results of one hundred and thirty-seven thousand, two hundred and ninety-five candidates representing eight-point-eight-nine percent.
Just as a total of eight hundred and seventy eight thousand and forty candidates, representing fifty-nine-point-nine-seven percent, obtained credits in five subjects and above, including English Language and Mathematics.
The Head of Nigeria National Office, Nigeria, Mr Olu Adenipekun while briefing journalists, explained that the withheld results are in connection with various cases of examination malpractice.
He however noted that the cases are being investigated and reports of the investigations will be presented to the appropriate committee of the Council in due course for consideration.