WAEC: 215,149 Candidates Results Withheld
The west African Examination Council (WAEC) has announced in a statement by the head of their national office, Patrick Aregha, that they have Withheld the results of 215,149 candidates who sat for the WASSCE 2020.
He said that the results we are withheld for investigations into various forms of exam malpractice.
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
81,718 candidates, representing 5.31% have a few of their subjects still being processed due to some errors on the part of the candidates. Efforts are, however, being made to speedily complete the processing to enable all the affected candidates get their results fully processed and released, subsequently
1,003,668 candidates, representing 65.24%, obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics. Of this number 497,139 i. e. 49.53% were male candidates, while 506,529 i.e. 50.47% were female candidates.
The percentage of candidates in this category in the WASSCE for School Candidates, 2019, that is, those who obtained credit and above in a minimum of five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics, was 64.18%. Thus, there is a marginal 1.06% improvement in performance in this regard.Patrick Aregha’s brief on WASSCE 2020.
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