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Lagos -The WAEC on Wednesday released the full
results of 1,543,683 candidates who sat for its May/
June 2013 Secondary School Certificate
Examination.
The number represents 91.38 per cent of 1,689,188
candidates who registered for the examination,.
The Head of National Office (HNO) of WAEC, Dr
Charles Eguridu, announced the results on
Wednesday when he addressed a news conference
in Lagos.
Eguridu said 889,636 candidates obtained six
credits and above, while 1,074,065 others obtained
five credits and above.
According to him, the results of 145,505 others,
representing 8.62 per cent, were being processed
due to some errors.
“These errors are traceable to the candidates as
well as their schools in the course of registration or
writing the examination.’’
The HNO explained that such errors were being
corrected by the council to enable the affected
candidates to get their results fully processed and
released subsequently.
Eguridu disclosed that the council cancelled the
result of 2,176 candidates.
He explained that the cancellation was due to
multiple entries by the candidates discovered while
processing the results.
“In line with the council’s regulation, the entire
results of such candidates who have been found
guilty of this act had been cancelled, “ he said.
The HNO also said 112,865 results of candidates,
representing 6.75 per cent, were withheld due to
examination malpractice.
Eguridu pointed out that the cases were being
investigated and that reports of the investigations
would be presented to the Nigeria Examinations
Committee (NEC) for consideration.
Further breakdown revealed that 1,225,591
candidates obtained credits and above in four
subjects, 1,353,273 obtained credits and above in
three subjects, while 1,465,581 obtained credits and
above in two subjects.
Eguridu said that of the 121 blind candidates, 117
attempted it while 24 obtained five credits in five
subjects including English Language.
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