The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has released the 2021 examination results, with 65.24% of candidates who wrote the exam clinching 5 credits in English Language and Mathematics subjects.
A total of 80.56 per cent results have been fully processed, and 19.44 per cent still being processed — due to some issues being resolved.
According to Patrick Areghan, the Head of Nigeria National office of WAEC, 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 Nigeria.
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.
“The examination, which was an international one, took place simultaneously throughout the five-member countries of the Council – The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria & Sierra Leone, using the same International Timetable,” Areghan said.