WAEC releases 2021 WASSCE results

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The West African Examinations Council () has released the West African Senior Certificate (WASSCE) for private candidates, 2021 – First Series.

Head the Nigeria National Office, , Mr Patrick Areghan, told reporters the was primarily designed to help candidates seeking admission to tertiary institutions to reduce the waiting time for and beat admission deadlines.

He said: “The analysis the statistics the candidates shows out of the Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Eighty-Nine (7,289) candidates sat the :

“Two Thousand Nine Hundred and Thirty-Eight (2,938) candidates representing 40.31 per cent obtained credit and above in a minimum any five subjects (with or without English Language and/or Mathematics; out which One Thousand Three Hundred and Ninety-Six (1,396) were male and One Thousand five Hundred and Forty-Two (1,542) were female candidates, representing 47.52%and 52.48 % respectively;

“Two Thousand One Hundred and Ninety-Five (2,195) candidates representing 30.11 per cent obtained credits and above in a minimum of five (5) subjects, including English Language and Mathematics.

“Of this number, One Thousand and Seventy-Four (1,074) .e. 48.93 per cent were male candidates, while One Thousand, One Hundred and Twenty-One (1,121) .e. 51.07 per cent were female candidates. The percentage of candidates in this category in the WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2019 and 2020, is, those who obtained credit and above in a minimum of five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics, were 26.08 per cent and 32.23 per cent respectively. Thus, there is a marginal decrease of 2.12 per cent in in this regards.”