Head of the Nigeria National Office, WAEC, Mr Patrick Areghan, said that the The West African Examinations Council, Nigeria, have commenced e-registration for the 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination for schools.
The e-registration is scheduled to start from March 16 to March 31 according to a release issued out by the body.
Meanwhile the offline registration started on February 15 and would end on March 15.
“Due to the challenges in the education system, a lot of disruption has taken place. Some schools are still running their third term. They do not have any SS3. So because of this, we had to take time to allow things to stabilise a bit.
“Today, (Monday) we are going to roll out materials; schools will collect.
.He said, “The results of 5,548 candidates, representing 9.02 per cent of the total number of candidates that sat the examination, are being withheld in connection with various reported cases of examination malpractice.
“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 directly to the affected candidates thereafter.”
On the release of the results of the WASSCE Private Candidates 2020 he said 31,751 candidates representing 51.62 per cent obtained credit and above in a minimum of five subjects.
“31,751 candidates representing 51.62 per cent obtained credit and above in a minimum of five subjects (with or without English Language and/or Mathematics; out of which 15,376 were males and 16,375 were females, representing 48.43 per cent and 51.57 per cent, respectively.
“24,491 candidates representing 39.82 per cent obtained credit and above in a minimum of five subjects including English Language and Mathematics.”