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BREAKING: WAEC releases 2020 WASSCE results, withholds 215,149


BREAKING: WAEC releases 2020 WASSCE results, withholds 215,149

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, released the results of the 2020 West African Senior Secondary School Examination, WASSCE, on Monday, November 2, 2020.

It was learnt that the release of the results was postponed till Monday, November 2, 2020, due to the violence and arson in the country as WAEC had said the unrest in the country affected some of its offices and operations nationwide.

The examination was taken between August 17, 2020, and Saturday, September 12.

During a press briefing on Monday, Head of the National office, Patrick Areghan, said a total of 1,549,740 registered for the examination, 1,338,348 candidates representing 86.99 per cent obtained credit and above in a minimum of any five subjects – with or without English Language and/or Mathematics.

He said 1,003,668 candidates representing 65.24 per cent obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics.

Areghan also disclosed that the results of 215,149 candidates, representing 13.98 per cent of the total number of candidates that sat the examination, are being withheld.

To check the results, candidates were asked to visit the website of WAEC.

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