1.3 Million Pass WASSCE As WAEC Withholds Results Of 215,149 Candidates

The West African Examination Council (WAEC), has released the results of the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, with 1,338,348 candidates passing with five credits and above.


Mr. Patrick Areghan, head of the Nigerian Office of WAEC announced the result at a press briefing today.


The result shows the girls beating the boys.


Areghan said 1,338,348 obtained five credits, with or without English and Mathematics.

“1,003,668 candidates, representing 65.24%, obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics. 

“Of this number 497,139 i. e. 49.53% were male candidates, while 506,529 i.e. 50.47% were female candidates. The percentage of candidates in this category in the WASSCE for School Candidates, 2019, that is, those who obtained credit and above in a minimum of five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics, was 64.18%. Thus, there is a marginal 1.06% improvement in performance in this regard.”


The male students who also obtained the same level of credits were 497,139 or 49.53%.


Candidates who obtained five credits with English and Maths were slightly more than those who did so in 2019. 

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