According to the recent WAEC result statistics, the Best Performing State in WAEC 2017 May/June is Abia State. Abia state was yesterday declared the leading States in education in Nigeria by emerging the overall best in the 2017 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
Report has emerged that Abia State recorded the best performance in the recently released 2017 WAEC May/June SCCE results.
According to the report, Abia State presented 51,839 candidates for 2017 May/June WASSCE. 81.54% of the candidates obtained five credits with English Language and Mathematics which made the state the best in terms of performance.
Rivers, Edo, Imo, Bayelsa finished second, third, fourth and fifth respectively behind Abia.
Anambra, Lagos, Taraba, Enugu and Delta occupied the sixth to tenth position in that order.
While it can be said that the South South and South East States dominated the top ten, it can be said also that Taraba State recorded a major improvement in their students’ performance, rising from 21st position last year to 8th position this year.
out of the total number of candidates that sat the examination, 1,471,151 (One Million Four Hundred and Seventy One Thousand One Hundred and Fifty One) candidates, representing 94.36% have their results fully processed and released, while 95,734 (Ninety Five Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirty Four) candidates, representing 5.64% have a few of their subjects still being processed due to errors traceable to the candidates in the course of registration or writing the examination.
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WAEC Result Statistics by States
He mentioned that a total of 923,486 (Nine Hundred and Twenty Three Thousand Four Hundred and Eighty Six) candidates, representing 59.22%, obtained minimum of credits in five (5) subjects and above, including English Language and Mathematics.
He observed that 59.22%, percent performance of candidates that obtained five (5) credits and above including English Language and Mathematics in the WASSCE for School Candidates represents an improvement to the result in 2015 and 2016 which was 38.68% and 52.97%, respectively.
However, the results of 214,952 (Two Hundred and Fourteen Thousand, Nine Hundred and Fifty Two) candidates, representing 13.79% of the total candidature for the examination are being withheld for further investigation in connection with various cases of examination malpractice.
He advised candidates who sat the examination to check the details of their performance on the Council’s official website within the next few hours with the result checker PIN and Serial Number which are contained on the flip side of the candidates’ CIVAMPENS Card issued to all candidates by WAEC.