The West African Examination Council (WAEC), has released the long awaited November/December 2015 General Certificate Examination (GCE) result.
Announcing the release of the results at a news conference in Lagos, the Head, National Office of the Council, Mr. Isaac Adenipekun, said of the total 237,154 candidates who sat for the examinations, 235,542 candidates, representing 99.32% have their results fully processed and released.
He said 1,612 candidates, representing 0.68%, have a few of their subjects still being processed due to some errors, traceable mainly to the candidates in the course of registration or writing the examination. Such errors are being corrected by the Council to enable the affected candidates have their results.
On the performance of candidates, Mr. Adenipekun said that 79,490 candidates, representing 33.51% obtained 6 credits and above; 113,573 candidates, representing 47.88% obtained 5 credits.
In addition, 146,253 candidates, representing 61.67% obtained credits and above in 4 subjects, while 175,718 candidates, representing 74.09% obtained credits and above in 3 subjects. A total of 200,304 candidates (84.46%) obtained credits and above in 2 subjects.
The new WAEC HNO, who is announcing his first result, commended all the supervisors, invigilators, custodians, security agencies and other ad-hoc personnel for their commitment and dedication to duty during the conduct of the examination.
He added that the results have been uploaded online and can be accessed on the WAEC result checking website 24hrs from the time of this publication.