WAEC Records Best Result In 15 Years
Exactly 59.22 out of a number of 1,559,192 applicants, who wrote the May/June 2017 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) made credits in five subjects, including English and mathemetics, it was learnt yesterday.
Reporting the outcomes at the WAEC result in Lagos, the Head of National Office (HNO), Mr. Olu Adenipekun said the execution was a critical change to a year ago’s 52.97 for every penny and 2015, which was 38.68 for each penny.
“There has been a critical change and it is our expectation that this will proceed and not simply be a fluke. We trust schools will exploit this to get ready understudies better for the examination,” he said.
The HNO said the committee would direct examinations for private competitors twice in a year from one year from now.
Adenipekun, be that as it may, said two classifications of competitors should sit tight for some of their outcomes either to be discharged or crossed out.
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Consequences of hopefuls in the main gathering (95,734) are as yet being handled as a result of blunders traceable to them and 214,952 others are researched for examination misbehaviors.
“The aftereffects of 214,952 hopefuls, speaking to 13.79 for every penny of the aggregate candidature for the examination, are being withheld regarding different revealed instances of examination misbehavior.
“The cases are being explored and reports of the examinations will be displayed to the fitting advisory group of the gathering at the appointed time for thought. The panel’s choices will be imparted to the influenced applicants through their schools,” he said.
Adenipekun said WAEC could accomplish its Project 60 focus of discharging comes about 60 days after examination, inferable from enhanced ICT offices.
He included that the board would work towards considerably prior discharges in future.
“We thought of Project 60, a willful time constrain for contender to sit tight for arrival of result after the examination. We are wanting to have the capacity to discharge the outcome significantly quicker. We are taking a gander at 45 days next time,” he said.
With respect to direct of two separate examinations for private hopefuls yearly, Adenipekun said the choice was taken at 65th Annual Council Meeting of WAEC part nations in Abuja in March.
“I am glad to illuminate you that the Nigeria National Office of the committee has finished up game plans to begin the lead of the extra eating routine of the WASSCE for private hopefuls from January/February, 2018,” he said.