The West African Examinations Council has released the results of 91, 225 private candidates that sat for the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination in Nigeria.
The Head of the Nigeria National Office of WAEC, Mr. Olu Adenipekun, said this in a statement that a total of 97,080 candidates registered for the examination in Nigeria, out of which 94,884 candidates sat for the examination.
Adenipekun said out of the 94,884 candidates that sat for the examination, 91,225 candidates, representing 96.14 percent have their results fully processed and released while 3,659 candidates representing 3.86 percent have a few of their subjects still being processed.
The Head of the Nigeria National Office of WAEC also disclosed that of the total number of candidates that sat the examination in Nigeria, 47,237 were male while 47,647 were female, representing 49.78 percent and 50.22 percent respectively.
A total of 9,457 candidates representing 9.74 percent were reported to have been involved in examination malpractices and their cases would be presented to the appropriate Committee of the Council for decisive action which will be communicated to the affected candidates.
The Council in Nigeria had perfected its Electronic Certificate Management System, an online portal being deployed to enable private candidates to request their certificates online.