39% obtain credit in English/Maths as WAEC releases result



Following the release of the May/June 2015 Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE, result, 38.68 per cent of those who participated, amounting to 616,370 candidates had credit pass in five subjects including  English Language and Mathematics which qualifies them for admission into tertiary institution.

This was announced on Monday in Yaba, Lagos by the WAEC Head of National Office, Mr. Charles Eguridu, who said: “Out of 1,593,442 candidates who sat for the examinations, only 616,370 candidates, representing 38.68% obtained credits in five subjects and above including English Language and Mathematics.”

In justifying the slight improvement in the results from previous years, Eguridu said that in 2013, the total number of candidates who obtained five credits in English and Mathematics were 639,760 representing 38.30 per cent.

He recalled that in 2014, as much as 529,425 candidates representing 31.28 per cent obtained five credits in English and Mathematics.


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