WAEC releases November/December WASSCE,38% make five credits-GCE 2016

​The West African Examination Council

(WAEC), has released the results of the

November/December West African Senior

School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

Of the 172,699 candidates that sat for the

exam, only 66,496 obtained five credits and

above, including Mathematics and English


This was revealed by the head of the

examination body, Olu Adenipekun, on


“Plans to conduct a second diet of the

examination is already at an advanced stage

of approval. It may be possible next year.”

Adenipekun also stated that 1,210 out of the

172,699 candidates, still have their results

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being processed due to errors.

He said: “For the May/June examination, we

work with schools and assist them to make

sure that the biometric and bio data of the

pupils are properly captured and uploaded.

“But with private candidates, they have to

access our portal individually and upload

their bio data.

“Some of the candidates, out of anxiety, will

rush to answer the questions without writing

their names and examination numbers.

“We will continue to educate the candidates

such that the errors are reduced.”

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