MIXED REACTIONS CONTINUE TO TRAIL WAEC MASS FAILURESome Nigerians have expressed mixed reactions on the 70 per cent mass failure in the May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) results.

A cross section of Nigerians, who spoke with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN in Abuja, attributed the failure to non-charlatan attitude by students, teachers and the government.

Prof. Chris Okoro, the Commissioner for Education, Enugu State, attributed the mass failure to poor reading culture by students.

“Students no longer read because they know they can engage in examination malpractice. So, how do you think they can pass the examinations?

“If you look at that result critically, you will find out that a good number of the failures must have participated in examination malpractices,’’ he said.

Okoro said the mass failure could also be attributed to lack of proper coordination by the students during the exercise.

“Some of the students forget they are writing examination and start…

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