- The 2020 SSCE results were released on Monday, November 2
- This was announced by WAEC's head of national office, Patrick Areghan
- Areghan disclosed that 86.99% of candidates made five credits
In line with its announcement on Sunday, November 1, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released its 2020 Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) results.
The release of the results was made public by the head of national office, Patrick Areghan, at the council's national office in Lagos on Monday, November 2.
In his report, Areghan disclosed that out of the 1,538,445 registered candidates who wrote the exam, only 1,338,348 (that is, 86.99%) made up to five credits with or without Mathematics and English Language.
He went to say that the council withheld the results of 215,149 candidates (that is, 13.98%) who sat for the exam.
“The cases are being investigated and reports of the investigations will be presented to the appropriate committee of the council for determination in due course.
Earlier, WAEC announced that the results of the 2020 SSCE would be released on Monday, November 2. WAEC disclosed this in a tweet on Sunday, November 1.
“This is to inform candidates that sat West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for School Candidates, 2020 that the results of that exam will be released by@waecnigeria tomorrow, Monday, November 2, 2020 by 10:30am.”
In another development, the commissioner for education in Lagos, Folasade Adefisayo, on Monday, October 12, announced that the state government had approved the opening of all classes in schools.
Adefisayo revealed that preparatory, primary and secondary schools can now resume beginning from Monday, October 19.
The commissioner urged owners of private schools to ensure that they are cleared by the Office of Education Quality Assurance (OEQA) before resumption.
“The physical resumption which is for 2020/2021 academic session will now include pupils in pre-primary i.e, daycare, kindergarten and nursery schools.
“All public and private schools are strongly advised to put safety first by adhering to the COVID-19 safety protocols and hygiene guidelines as instructed by the state government through the ministry of education.
“The Office of Education Quality Assurance will continue to monitor and evaluate schools preparedness. The necessary resumption protocols must be adhered to and cleared “satisfactory” by the OEQA.”
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