Abuja - The West African Examinations Council on Friday released the results of the May/June 2012 West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination.
Announcing the results, Head, National Office of the Council, Iyi Uwadie, said a total of 1,672,224 candidates sat for the examination.
Out of this figure, a total number of 1545,004 representing 91.10 per cent had their results fully released, while 150,874 candidates representing 8.90 per cent had a few of their subjects still being processed due to some errors committed by the candidates at the point of entry.
Of the total number of candidates that sat for the examination,a total of 771,731 candidates representing 46.14 per cent obtained 6 credits and above,952,156 candidates representing 56,93 per cent obtained five credits and above while 1,107,747 representing 66.24% obtained credits in four subjects.
However, a total of 649,156 candidates representing 38.81 per cent obtained credits in five subjects and above, including Mathematics and English Language.
Uwadie said the results show a marked improvement in candidates performance of the 2010 and 2011 WASSCE. Candidates are expected to visit the council’s website for their results.