2019 SSCE: 35% of students had 5 credits including Maths, English – WAEC
A total of 33,304 candidates passed the mandatory five subjects including Mathematics and English in the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination in Nigeria.
This was made known by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) which released results of exercise on Friday, November 15. The council, through According to the head of the Nigeria national office, Olu Adenipekun, the council withheld the results of 9,457 candidates.
“A total of 97,080 candidates registered for the examination, while 94,884 candidates actually sat for the examination.
“Of the 94,884 that sat for the examination, a total of 91, 225 candidates had their results fully processed and released.
He also noted that 3, 659 others had a few of their subjects still being processed, saying that such results would, however, be speedily processed and released within the next one week.
According to him, 49,679 candidates, representing 52.36 per cent obtained credit and above in a minimum of any five subjects with or without English Language and/or Mathematics.
He said that of the total number of candidates that sat for the examination, 33, 304 others, representing 35.10 per cent obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects including English Language and Mathematics out of which was 16, 431.