It keeps deteriorating, year-in and year-out, and for the umpteenth time in the last three years, the West African Examination Council (WAEC) has cried out yet again about the massive failure of students in this year’s Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) held in May/June. The result released recently at the WAEC headquarters in Yaba, Lagos, had just 31.28 per cent of the total number of candidates that took the examination scoring the mandatory five credits – inclusive of English and Mathematics – for eligibility to gain admission into Nigerian Universities.
According to the Head, WAEC National Office, Mr. Charles Eguridu, the candidates’ performance in the May/June WASSCE was on a decline when compared with previous years. Giving a breakdown, he noted that in 2012, 38.81 per cent out of the total number that sat for the examination made five credits including English and Mathematics…
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