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Saturday, August 6, 2016

WAEC RELEASES 2016 MAY/JUNE RESULTS, 53% PASSED


52.97% of candidates made credits in 5 subjects including
English and Mathematics as the West African Examinations
(WAEC), on Friday, released its 2016 May/June West
African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
The results of 137,295, representing 8.89%candidates, were
withheld.
Just as a total of eight hundred and seventy eight thousand
and forty (878,040)candidates, representing 52.97%,
obtained credits in five (5) subjects and above, including
English Language and Mathematics.”
It will be recalled that in 2014 and 2015 the percentage of
candidates that obtained five (5) creditsand above including
English Language and Mathematics in the WASSCE were
31.28% and 38.68% respectively.
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, adding, “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.”

According to him, a total number of 1,552,758 Candidates
sat for the May/June examination. Of the 1,544,234 who
sat the exams, he said: ” A total of 1,014,573 candidates,
representing 65.70% obtained six (6) credits and above; one
million one hundred sixty seven thousand four hundred and
eighty four (1,167,484) candidates, representing 75.60%
obtained five (5) credits and above, while one million two
hundred and eighty two thousand two hundred and four
(1,282,204) candidates, representing 83.03% obtained credit
and above in four (4) subjects.”
He added that one million three hundred and seventy
thousand forty nine (1,370,049) candidates, representing
88.72% obtained credit and above in three (3) subjects,
while one million four hundred and thirty eight thousand six
hundred and seventy nine (1,438,679) candidates,
representing 93.16% obtained credit and above in two (2)
subjects. Meanwhile, Adenipekun disclosed that a total
number of One Hundred and Thirty Three (133) visually
challenged candidates registered for and sat
the examination, adding that twenty three (23) candidates,
representing 17.29% obtained credit in five (5) subjects,
including English Language and Mathematics. His words: “A
total of One Million Five Hundred and Fifty Two Thousand
Seven Hundred and Fifty Eight (1,552,758) candidates
registered for the examination, out of which One Million Five
Hundred and Forty Four Thousand Two Hundred and Thirty
Four (1,544,234) candidates, consisting of Eight Hundred
and Twenty Five Thousand Six Hundred and Fifty (825,650)
male representing 53.5% and Seven Hundred and Eighteen
Thousand Five Hundred and Eighty Five (718,585) female
representing 46.5% candidates sat the examination. ” Out of
the total number of candidates who sat the examination,
One Million Three Hundred and Ninety Three Thousand Nine
Hundred and Seven (1,393,907) candidates, representing
90.26% have their results fully released, while One Hundred
and Fifty Eight Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighteen
(158,718) candidates, representing 9.74% have a few of
their subjects still being processed due to some errors
mainly traceable to the candidates and schools in the
course of registration or writing the examination.
“Such errors are being corrected by the Council to enable
the affected candidates get their results fully processed and
released subsequently.” He, urged Candidates who to check
the details of their performance on the Council’s results
website: www.waecdirect.org within the next 24 hours
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