WAEC Releases 2023 WASSCE Results


The West African Examinations Council, WAEC Nigeria has announced the release of West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) results for Private Candidates 2023-Second Series.

This was disclosed in a statement signed and released by the Acting Head, Public Affairs, WAEC Nigeria, Moyosola Adesina on TuesdayAccording to him, 46, 267 out of the 80,904 candidates that sat for the examination, scored a minimum of five credits.

This translates to 57.19% candidates obtained credit and above in a minimum of five subjects (with or without English Language and/or Mathematics).

The statement reads: “The examination was conducted in Nigeria between Friday, October 27, 2023 and Wednesday, December 20, 2023. The Coordination of Examiners and Marking of Candidates’ Scripts were carried out at SEVEN (7) Marking Venues in Lagos, Ibadan, Akure, Benin, Enugu, Uyo, and Kaduna from Tuesday, January 16, to Tuesday, January 30, 2024. A total of 4,162 examiners participated in the coordination and marking Exercise.

“85,600 candidates, representing 10.07% increase, when compared with the 2022 entry figure of 77,768) entered for the examination, while 80,904 candidates sat the examination at 568 centres spread across the nooks and crannies of the country.

“Amongst the candidates that sat the examination, (211) candidates, with varying degrees of special needs, were registered for the examination.

“Out of this number, 33 were visually challenged, 21 had impaired hearing and 30 were Albinos. All these candidates with special needs were adequately provided for in the administration of the examination.”

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