The 2018 WAEC May/June Results Statistics has been released by the Head of National Office, WAEC. According to the result statistics, only 50 per cent of the participants had credits in 5 subjects and above, including English and Maths.
Mr Olu Adenipekun, the Head of National Office (HNO), while announcing the results today at the WAEC headquarters in Lagos, said the performance of candidates for its examinations in the last three years has been fluctuating in view of the outcome of the just released 2018 examination.
In the analysis of the results, he said: “1,578,846 candidates registered for the examination, out of which 1,572,396 candidates sat the examination.
In the breakdown of the results, the HNO said: “1,213,244 candidates representing 76.84% obtained credits and above in a minimum of any five subjects (I. e with or without English Language and/or Mathematics.
“858,424 candidates representing 54.59% obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects including English Language but without Mathematics.
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“786,016 candidates representing 49.98% obtained credits and above in minimum of five subjects including English Language and Mathematics.
“In this category were 389,655 male and 396,361 female, representing 47.32% and 52.92% respectively. ”
The HNO said that the candidates, who have fulfilled their financial obligations to the council were free to check the details if their performance on the council’s result website.