The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Nigeria, wishes to announce to candidates, stakeholders, and the general public, that the result of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates,
2022- Second Series, has been released.
The examination was conducted in Nigeria between Monday, October 31st, 2022, and Thursday, December 15th, 2022. The Coordination of Examiners and Marking of Candidates’ Scripts were carried out at Seven (7) Traditional Marking Venues and one E-marking venue spread across the country, from Monday, January 16th, to Sunday, February 5th, 2023. A total of Three Thousand, Three Hundred and Ninety-Three (3,393) Examiners participated in the Coordination and Marking Exercise.
Seventy-Seven Thousand, Seven Hundred and Sixty-Eight (77,768) candidates (representing a 31.88% increase, when compared with the 2021 entry figure) entered the examination, while Seventy-Three Thousand, Four Hundred and Twenty-Four (73,424) candidates sat the examination at Six Hundred and Thirty-Eight (638) centres spread across the nooks and crannies of the country.
Amongst the Seventy-Three Thousand, Four Hundred and Twenty-Four (73,424) candidates that sat the examination, One Hundred and Forty-Three
(143) were candidates with varying degrees of special needs. Out of this number, Forty-Four (44) were visually challenged, Sixteen (16) had impaired hearing, Nineteen (19) were Albinos and Nine (9) were physically challenged. All these candidates were adequately provided for in the administration of the examination.
Of the total number of Seventy-Three Thousand, Four Hundred and Twenty-Four (73,424) candidates that sat the examination, Thirty-Six Thousand, One Hundred and Forty-One (36,141) were males while Thirty-Seven Thousand, Two Hundred and Eighty-Three (37,283) were females, representing 49.22% and 50.78%, respectively.