Wednesday, November 29, 2023

WAEC releases 2023 results

WAEC has released the WASSCE results for 2023.

Despite challenges of insecurity and cash policy, over 91% of candidates’ results were released 44 days after the examination ended.

This was made possible through technological innovation. Mr. Patrick Areghan, WAEC’s Head of Nigeria Office, gave this information at a briefing on Monday at the body’s national office in Yaba, Lagos.

His word: “Gentlemen of the media, with joy in my heart and gratitude to God Almighty, I, on behalf of the Registrar to Council, the Management and Staff of the West African Examinations Council, WAEC, Nigeria, welcome you to this press briefing to announce the release of the results of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, for school candidates, 2023 in Nigeria.

“Out of a total of 1,613,733 candidates that sat for the examination, the results of 262,803 candidates are being withheld due to reports of cases of examination malpractice.”

Mr. Areghan explained that out of the total of 1,613,733 candidates that sat the examination, 1,361,608 candidates, representing 84.38%, obtained credit and above in a minimum of any five subjects, with or without English Language and/ or Mathematics.

He added that 1,287,920 candidates, representing 79.81%, obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics.

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