The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, Nigeria, has announced the release of the second series of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, for private candidates 2022.
A total of 94,884 applicants took the examination, and 30,954 of them, or 42.16 percent, earned credits or above in at least five required topics, including English Language and Mathematics.
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Similarly, 15,070 candidates (representing 48.69%) out of the total number who obtained credits or higher in at least five mandatory subjects, including English Language and Mathematics on the exam under review were males, while 15,884 candidates (representing 51.31% of the total) were females, indicating that more females performed better than their male counterparts on the exam.
Patrick Areghan, head of the national office of WAEC Nigeria, confirmed the release of the results in a statement made available to reporters on Friday evening.
He said that only 72,265 candidates (98.42% of the total) had their results fully processed and released, while 1,159 candidates (1.58% of the total) still have one or more results being processed due to issues traceable to them.
He did, however, point out that the results of 7,871 applicants (representing 10.72 percent of those who took the exam) are being withheld due to various documented incidences of exam misconduct, and that their cases will be evaluated to determine whether their results would be released or annulled.
He stated that the council would expedite the process and respond to such concerns.
He revealed that the results of all 143 applicants with varied degrees of special needs, including 44 visually impaired and 19 albinos, who took the exam across the country had been thoroughly processed and released with the results of others.