Katsina emerged 5th worst performing state in 2019 WAEC result
Katsina State emerged the fifth worst state according to a new data released for the May/June 2019 WASSCE in Nigeria by the West African Examination Council (WAEC).
According to data from the commission, over 1.6 million candidates sat the May/June 2019 WASSCE in Nigeria while 1,020,519 candidates representing 64.18% obtained credits and above in minimum of five (5) subjects including English Language and Mathematics and 1,309,570 candidates representing 82.35% obtained credit and above in a minimum of any five (5) subjects (that is, with or without English Language and/ or Mathematics.
Also, 180,205 candidates, representing 11.33% of the total number of candidates that sat the examination are being withheld in connection with various reported cases of examination malpractice.
Abia, Anambra and Edo states led other Nigerian states in the 2019 performance ranking chart of the West African Examination Council.
The chart, as released by the examination board, ranked the performances of all 36 states including the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja in the country.