The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Friday, August 5, released the results for the 2016 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
Approximately 53% of students who sat for the 2016 May/June WASSCE passed.
According to the results released by WAEC in Lagos, 137,295 candidates (representing 8.89%) had their results withheld.
The exams body said that of the 1, 552, 758 students who sat for the May/June exams, 878,040 candidates, representing 52.97 per cent, obtained credits in five (5) subjects and above, including English Language and Mathematics.
Since the announcement of the results, Nigerians have taken to social media to share their personal experiences about WASSCE.
See their reactions below:
My Lil bro had all A's in his WAEC.. God is good! That's a new record in my family!
— DZF (@diplomaticsound) August 8, 2016
My sis after checking her WAEC results ? pic.twitter.com/7Xb2aSbewm
— Benno (@vmzee) August 8, 2016
These two kids have something in common: they are the best in WAEC and MADE IN ABA. pic.twitter.com/14M4CKBWuK
— John Okiyi Kalu (@Johnokiyikalu) August 7, 2016
It seems a hell outta students pass WAEC this year. How Chukwuma Ciroma Adekunle package? Hope the yeye boy pass this time around?
— Josh (@sire_liljosh) August 6, 2016
I know someone who had London in her location for
the past 2 years but is tweeting WAEC result.
I didn't know WAEC had centres in London"
— eeysarh (@its_mohley) August 8, 2016
With 14.3% increase in performance – the 2016's WAEC results turned out to be the best in 10 years.
2014 – 31%
2015 – 38%
2016 – 53%
— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) August 7, 2016
When you see the girl that always post relationship tips, tweeting her waec results pic.twitter.com/NTOL1Jjr0X
— Femi Factor (@femifactor) August 7, 2016
When they are dissing somebody for just passing WAEC this year. But you still don't have WAEC result. pic.twitter.com/namlYYRbRo
— O'Larry Turner (@Clan_Clueless) August 6, 2016
When I was going to get my waec result, my mums words were "no matter the outcome, come back home" https://t.co/xzrHjsRH1H
— juice (@officialBovi) August 6, 2016
How I want to be when I see my WAEC result pic.twitter.com/QQ1sjRt7mF
— THE BOY (@ChibuchiSamuel) August 5, 2016
Wait is waec easier these days? I've seen plenty all A's result
— ngutor (@ngutora) August 8, 2016
I wonder if Some of the Grammar Police on Twitter could show us their English score in WAEC/NECO/GCE exams ?
— AAS (@adequnle) August 8, 2016