WAEC releases 2019 May/June results, withholds 180,205

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WAEC releases 2019 May/June results, withholds 180,205

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has released the 2019 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) results.

The statement of the 2019 WASSCE result release before the release in Nigeria was made known to the general public as signed by Demianus Ojijeogu, the spokesperson of the board.

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It was reported that a total number of 1,020,519 candidates who sat for the 2019 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) got credits and above in a minimum of five subjects, English Language and Mathematics inclusive and a total number of 1,309,570 candidates got credits and above in a minimum of five subjects, with English Language and or Mathematics without English Language and or Mathematics.

Mr  Olu Adenipekun, the Head of West African Examination Council (WAEC) in Nigeria said that a total number of 1,590,173 candidates who registered for the examination sat for the examination. He hinted that Nigerian curriculum for the Senior Secondary School was used for some candidates from schools outside Nigeria.

The Head of WAEC Nigeria informed that results of 180,205 candidates who sat for the examination were withheld due to with reported cases of examination malpractices. He further confirmed that the cases of the examination malpractice are being investigated and the investigation reports would soon be presented to council’s appropriate committee duly and the affected candidates would be duly communicated through their various schools once the committee takes a decision.

Mr Olu Adenipekun also said a total number of 1,468,071 candidates who sat for the examination had their results completed processed and released and efforts were being made to complete the processing of some subjects of the remaining 122,102 others for subsequent release.

He disclosed the statistics of the candidates with special needs: A total number of 299 candidates who sat for the examination are impaired visually, 158 candidates have poor vision, 842 candidates are impaired in hearing, 75 are spastic cum mentally challenged and 85 candidates are challenged physically.

He said that adequate provisions were made in the running of the examination the candidates with special needs and reiterated that the results of the candidates with special needs had been processed and released along with those of other candidates.

He further revealed that the detailed results of the candidates who sat for the examination had already been made available online.