The West African Examinations Council has released the results of the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination.
Head of the National office, Patrick Areghan, said a total of 1,549,740 registered for the examination.
Areghan said 1,338, 348 representing 86.99 per cent obtained credit and above in a minimum of any five subjects (ie with or without English Language and/or Mathematics.
He said 1,003, 668 candidates representing 65.24 per cent obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics.
To check the results, candidates have been asked to visit the website of WAEC.
WAEC said candidates not indebted to the council should check their results through checker PIN on their smart identity cards used for the examination.
According to Areghan, “Candidates who sat the examination and who have fulfilled their financial obligations to the council can access their performance on the council’s results website: www.waecdirect.org.
“The Result Checker PIN and Serial Number required by candidates to check their results online are contained on the candidate’s Smart Identity Card used during the conduct of the examination.
“Certificates of candidates whose results have been fully processed and released will be ready within the next 90 days, counting from today.”
WAEC had earlier announced that the results would be released on Monday, November 2, 2020.
The release of the results was postponed due to the violence and arson in the country.
WAEC had said the unrest in the country affected some of its offices and operations nationwide.
The West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination was taken between August 17, 2020 and Saturday, September 12.