The West African Examination Council has released the November/December 2015 WASSCE results.
This was made know by Mr. Olutise Isaac Adenipekun (FCAI, MNIM), Head of the Nigeria National Office of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), in a press briefing.
According to him, out of the total number of candidates that sat for the examination, 235,542 candidates, representing 99.32% have their results fully processed and released. 1,612 candidates, (representing 0.68%) have a few of their subjects still being processed due to some errors traceable to the candidates in the course of registration or writing the examination.
However, he stated that such errors are being corrected and the result of the affected candidates released in due course.
He further mentioned that 79,490 candidates, representing 33.51% obtained 6 credits and above; 113,573 candidates, representing 47.88% obtained 5 credits. In addition, 146,253 candidates, representing 61.67% obtained credits and above in 4 subjects, while 175,718 candidates, representing 74.09% obtained credits and above in 3 subjects. A total of 200,304 candidates (84.46%) obtained credits and above in 2 subjects.
He also revealed that results of 28,768 candidates, representing 12.13%, were withheld for further investigation in connection with various cases of examination malpractice.
He stated that the outcome of the investigation will be forwarded to the Nigeria Examinations Committee (NEC) of the Council for consideration after which the decision reached will be communicated to the affected candidates.
Candidates are advised to check their results at the Council’s official website: www.waecdirect.org within the next 24 hours.