Results for the 2022 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), have been released by the West African Examinations Council.
Patrick Areghan, the body’s Head of Nigeria Office made this known in a statement Today.
According to him, a total of 1,222,505 candidates, amounting to 76.36 per cent of the 1,601,047 candidates that successfully sat the examination, obtained credits and above in a minimum of five (5) subjects, including English Language and Mathematics.
The statistics represent a decrease of more than five per cent in performance when compared with the 81.7 per cent pass rate recorded in 2021.
He also said a total of 597,811 of the candidates, representing 37.34 per cent, were male; while 624,694, representing 39.02 per cent, were female.