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WAEC To Release May/June Results Monday


The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) will today release the results of the May/June 2017 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) taken by over 1.6million school candidates nationwide.

The Head of National Office, WAEC Nigeria, Mr. Olu Adenipekun will announce the release of the school candidates results in line with his new policy tagged ‘Project 60 Days’ at the council Yaba Head office in Lagos.

The release of the May/June 2017 WASSCE results will end months of anxiety by millions of secondary school candidates who applied for admissions into universities, polytechnics and colleges of education and intend to use the results to process their admissions.

WAEC Head of Public Affairs, Mr. Demianus Ojijeogu confirmed in a text message that the May/June 2017 WASSCE results will be made public by the HNO.

It was gathered that the coordination and marking of the school candidates’ examination began on Monday, May 22 with staff training and briefing in Lagos while they collected materials the next day.

WAEC staff departed to the 83 marking venues across the country on May 24 and the marking of the answer scripts involves 66,618 examiners.

Chief examiners/team leaders/assistant examiners had their coordination meeting from May 26 to May 28, 2017. Marking ended on Saturday, June 10. The results are expected to be released 60 days after the last paper was taken. Previous WAEC managements set the target of releasing the results after 90 days of last paper taken by candidates. In the May/June 2017 WASSCE, the last paper was taken on May 5.

Many applicants seeking admission into the universities, polytechnics and colleges of education took the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) as awaiting result candidates and are hoping the results would be released before the admission exercise starts in September.

According to WAEC image maker, months of waiting will end on Monday as the candidates are expected to start checking their results using their WAEC scratch card.

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