The results of the earlier concluded 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) shows that 65.24 per cent of the candidates who sat for the examination have Credits and above in a minimum of five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics, Oyogist.com learnt.
Patrick further revealed that 1,338,348 candidates, representing 86.99 per cent, obtained Credits and above in a minimum of any five subjects – with or without English Language and/or Mathematics.
Results of 215,149 candidates, representing 13.98 per cent of the total number of candidates that sat the examination, were being withheld.
He said: “A total of 1,549,740 candidates registered for the examination from 19,129 recognised secondary schools in Nigeria. Of the number that registered for the examination, 1,538,445 candidates sat the examination.”