Over One Million Students Fail 2011 WAEC examination

August 12, 2011 – Over One Million Students Fail 2011 WAEC examination

Based on the info received from Head of National Office (HNO), Dr. Iyi Uwadiae, from the 1.5 million students/Candidates who took the May/June, 2011 WAEC, merely 472, 906 candidates got 5 credits and above including English Language and also Mathematics. The effects of this year’s results was that just 31 % might be qualified for admissions into higher institutions. He explained:

“The percentage of students that made five credits with English and Mathematics is better than last year. This year like other years, the candidates have not done well. The results will not be of interest to you journalists. Many of them do ‘cut and paste’. For this year, 472, 906 candidates (30.99 per cent) obtained five credits above including English and others as against last year of 23 per cent.”