No fewer than 215,149 candidates who wrote the just concluded West African Examinations Council (WAEC) will not receive their results.
Patrick Areghan, head of WAEC Nigeria, broke the news at a briefing in Lagos on Monday morning while announcing the official release of this year’s WASSCE results.
According him, “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. The Committee’s decisions will be communicated to the affected candidates through their various schools.”
He added; “81,718 candidates, representing 5.31% have a few of their subjects still being processed due to some errors on the part of the candidates. Efforts are, however, being made to speedily complete the processing to enable all the affected candidates get their results fully processed and released, subsequently.”
Recall that the exams were delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic that ravaged the whole world.
At a point, it was in the news that Nigerians would not be allowed to write the exam due to the risk of contracting the virus.