The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), on Monday, announced the release of results of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates, 2020- Second Series examination.
Head of National Office (HNO), Mr. Patrick Areghan announced the rests at the Yaba office of the Council, saying that a total of 66,375 candidates, entered for the examination, while 61,509 candidates sat the examination.
According to him, Twenty Four Thousand Four Hundred and Ninety One (24,491) candidates representing 39.82% obtained credit and above in a minimum of five (5) subjects including English Language and Mathematics.
“Of this number, Twelve Thousand, and Forty (12,040) i. e. 49.16% were male candidates, while Twelve Thousand, Four Hundred and Fifty-One (12,451) i.e. 50.84% were female candidates. The percentage of candidates in this category in the WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2018 and 2019, that is, those who obtained credit and above in a minimum of five (5) subjects, including English Language and Mathematics, were 35.99% and 35.10% respectively. Thus, there is a marginal increase of 4.72% in performance in this regard”
“Of the total number of candidates that sat the examination, Sixty One Thousand, One Hundred and Eleven (61,111) candidates, representing 99.35% have their results fully processed and released while Three Hundred and Ninety-Eight (398) candidates, representing 0.65% have a few of their subjects still being processed due to some errors on the part of the candidates. Efforts are, however, being made to speedily complete the processing to enable all the affected candidates to get their results fully processed and released, subsequently.
Areghan added, “The analysis of the statistics of the performance of candidates shows that out of the Sixty One Thousand, Five Hundred and Nine (61,509) candidates that sat for the examination.”
“Thirty One Thousand, Seven Hundred and Fifty-One (31,751) candidates representing 51.62% obtained credit and above in a minimum of five (5) subjects (with or without English Language and/or Mathematics; out of which Fifteen Thousand, Three Hundred and Seventy-Six (15,376) were males and Sixteen Thousand, Three Hundred and Seventy-Five (16,375) were females, representing 48.43 % and 51.57%, respectively.”
“Twenty Four Thousand Four Hundred and Ninety One (24,491) candidates representing 39.82% obtained credit and above in a minimum of five (5) subjects including English Language and Mathematics.”