Funny Pix - Check Out a Student's WAEC Result
Omo mehnnn...parallel F9. Even F9 for yoruba language wey be national anthem for Lagos. The rate of failure this year’s WAEC is extremely alarming.
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) released the results of the May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) 2014, in which approximately 70% failure was recorded. 145,975 out of 1,750,976 candidates’ results are being withheld on the grounds of examination malpractice. These malpractices were reported during both the conduct and the marking of the exams.
The percentages of failure recorded in the past four years range from 75.06% in 2010, 44.66% in 2011, 61.19% in 2012 and 35.74% in 2013, up to a whopping 70% in 2014.
According to the result statistics for WASSCE 2014 summary, Anambra, Abia and Edo states have the highest percentages of 65.92%, 58.52% and 57.82% respectively.
In Anambra State, students who scored five credits and above including Maths and English were 34,094, with 19,109 female students and 14,985 male students. In Abia State, a total of 32,947 students made five credits and above including Maths and English, with 15,347 male students and 17,600 female students. In Bayelsa State, 37,242 students scored five credits and above including Maths and English. 18,479 were male students, 18,763 were female students.
However, eight out of the 36 states in Nigeria recorded a score less than 10%. These states include Adamawa, Jigawa, Sokoto, Zamfara and Kebbi. Others are Gombe, Bauchi and Yobe.
While Adamawa State recorded 8.75% for those who made five credits and above including Maths and English, Jigawa, Sokoto, Zamfara and Kebbi recorded 7.47%, 7.12%, 6.65% and 6.30% respectively. Gombe State recorded 5.68%, Bauchi 5.28% and Yobe, 4.85%.
In Adamawa State, out of the 30,235 candidates who sat for the examinations, 1,510 males and 1,136 females made five credits and above, including Maths and English. Out of the 17,793 candidates who sat for the national examination and made five credits and above including Maths and English in Jigawa, 944 were males and 386 were females. In Sokoto, 25,391 candidates sat for the examinations. 1,193 males and 616 females scored five credits and above, including Maths and English.
In Zamfara, Kebbi, Gombe, Bauchi and Yobe, students who scored five credits and above including Maths and English, male and female, were 1,954, 1,676, 1,107, 1,548 and 743 respectively.
Meanwhile, the scores for Borno, Taraba, Niger, Nasarawa and Oyo states fell within the 15-24% range. Others within this bracket are Plateau, Osun, Cross River and Kogi states.
Scores for Benue, Ogun, Kano, Kwara and the FCT fell within 26-45%. Within this bracket also are Akwa Ibom, Ondo, Ekiti and Ebonyi, Kaduna, Delta, Imo and Lagos states.
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