This was confirmed in a statement on Monday, 2nd November by the examination body when it announced the release of results for candidates who sat for the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
According to WAEC, the 215,149 candidates who had their results withheld are under investigation for various reported cases of examination malpractices.
Speaking on the development, the Head of WAEC Nigeria, Patrick Areghan who spoke in Lagos noted that, “The cases are being investigated and reports of the investigations will be presented to the appropriate Committee of the Council for determination in due course. The Committee’s decisions will be communicated to the affected candidates through their various schools.”
He added that 1,338,348 candidates, representing 86.99%, obtained credit and above in a minimum of any five (5) subjects (i.e with or without English Language and/ or Mathematics; while 1,003,668 candidates, representing 65.24%, obtained credits and above in a minimum of five (5) subjects, including English Language and Mathematics.
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