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WAEC Releases Results, Records 81.7% Success Rate

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The release of the results of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE for School Candidates, 2021 in Nigeria have been released with a total of 80.56 per cent fully processed, and 19.44 per cent still being processed due to some issues being resolved.

The Head of Nigeria National office of the Council on Monday, Mr Patrick Areghan disclosed this on Monday where he announced that a total of One Million, Five Hundred and Seventy-Three Thousand, Eight Hundred and Forty-Nine (1,573,849) candidates registered for the examination from Nineteen Thousand, Four Hundred and Twenty Five (19,425) recognised secondary schools in the country.

Of the number that registered for the examination, One Million, Five Hundred and Sixty Thousand, Two Hundred and Sixty One (1,560,261) candidates sat the examination.

Stating that the body needed to be praised for the timely release of results after 45 days of completion of the examination that ran between August 16 and October 8, 2021, despite the myriad of challenges it faced in some parts of the country, coupled with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

His words: “The examination, which was an international one, took place simultaneously throughout the five-member countries of the Council – The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone, using the same International Timetable.

Written by: Ayomide Ayodele

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