The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has announced the results of the May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
Announcing the results at a news conference in Lagos, on Friday, Mr Olu Adenipekun, Head of National Office (HNO), West African Examinations Council (WAEC), said a total of 1,020,519 candidates who sat for the 2019 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for schools obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects including English Language and Mathematics.
Adenipekun said that there was an improvement in candidates’ performances in 2019 when compared to that of 2018 in the same examination.
A total number of 1,596161 candidates registered for the examination from 18,639 recognised secondary schools in Nigeria.
Adenipekun said that, of the number of candidates who registered for the examination, 1,590,173 sat for the examination which was also administered to some candidates from some schools in Benin Republic, Cote d’Ivoire and Equatirial Guinea, where Nigerian curriculum for the Senior Secondary School was used.