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Details of the May/June 2015 West
African Senior School
Certificate Examination emerged on Thursday
with states in
the South-East, again, leading in the
performance chart of
candidates who obtained credits in at least
five subjects,
including English Language and Mathematics.
Abia State topped the chart with 33, 762 of
its 52, 801
This came as no candidate obtained five
credits and above,
including English and Mathematics from four
Government colleges.
The schools are the Federal Government
Girls’ College,
Bajoga, Gombe State; FGGC, Bauchi; FGGC
Gboko, and the
Federal Science and Technical College,
To secure university admission in the country,
a candidate
must obtain credits in five subjects and
above, including
English Language and Mathematics.
Anambra State came second with 28, 379 out
of 46, 385
candidates. While Abia State scored 63.94
per cent, Anambra
got 61.18 per cent out of 100 per cent.
Edo State took the third position with 38, 052
of its 62, 327
candidates getting five credits and above. It
had 61.05 per
cent. Rivers and Imo states came fourth and
In the 2014 May/June WASSCE rankings,
Anambra State led
the pack, while Abia State came second.
However, with 4.37 per cent, Yobe State
came last on the
2015 rankings list with only 646 candidates
obtaining five
credits and above including English and
Fourteen thousand, seven hundred and eight-
four pupils,
comprising 10, 807 males and 3,977 females,
sat for the
examination in the state.
Aside from Yobe State, seven other northern
states occupied
the rear positions in the rankings involving
the 36 states and
Abuja. They are Zamfara (36th), Jigawa
(35th), Gombe (34th),
Katsina (33rd), Kebbi (32nd) Bauchi (31st)
and Sokoto (30th).
Lagos with 68, 173 out of 141, 963
candidates that sat for the
examination placed sixth on the rankings. In
fact, 32, 595
males and 35, 578 females obtained the
benchmark for university admission.
The statistics obtained exclusively by our
correspondent on
Thursday also revealed that Osun and Oyo
states placed
29th and 26th respectively. While 8,801
candidates out of
48,818 obtained the basic entry requirement
for university
admission in Osun, Oyo State recorded only
21.03 per cent
success in the examination.
Of the 78,896 candidates Oyo State
presented, only 16,588 of
them obtained five credits and above
including English and
The breakdown, according to a WAEC source,
is the
consolidated results approved by the council
following its
National Examinations Committee meeting
held in
One million five hundred and ninety thousand,
two hundred
and eighty-four candidates sat for the
examination in which
only 562, 413 candidates obtained credits in
five subjects
and above including English Language and
In other words, 1,029,871 representing 64.63
per cent failed
to obtain admission requirement to the
nation’s universities.
The former Head of National of the council,
Mr. Charles
Eguridu, announced the release of the results
last August.
A further breakdown of the 2015 results,
showed that the
seventh, eighth, ninth and 10th positions went
to Bayelsa,
Delta, Enugu and Ebonyi states in that order.
Ekiti State placed 11th with 8,954 out of its
21, 333
candidates that sat for the examination
getting the required
admission benchmark.
Kaduna, Ondo, Abuja, Kogi, Benue, Akwa
Ibom, and Kwara
states came 12th, 13th, 14, 15th and 16th in
that order.
Ogun State with 75,994 candidates occupied
the 19th
position. The state bagged 32.89 per cent
with its 25, 006
candidates, comprising 12,059 males and 12,
947 females,
obtaining five credits and above including
English and
In the 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 25
slots are Cross
River, Taraba, Plateau, Nassarawa, Kano and
Borno states in
that order. While 15,903 candidates out of
62,511 obtained
the benchmark in Kano, 5,347 out of 21,695
got the same
results in Borno.
Niger and Adamawa states occupy the
rankings list ahead of
Osun State. They placed 27th and 28th. While
Osun State
recorded 18.03 per cent success, Niger and
Adamawa states
got 19.66 and 18.08 per cent respectively.
Meanwhile, in the performance register for
the 104 Federal
Government colleges in the same
examination, the Federal
Government Girls’ College, Benin, outshined
the others with
230 of its 232 pupils getting the university
The Federal Government Girls’ College,
Kazaure, occupied
the second slot with only two of its pupils
also missing the
benchmark. But while FGGC Benin, obtained
99.14 per cent,
its Kazaure counterpart, got 98.10 per cent.
The breakdown showed that the Federal
College, Rubochi, came third with its 146
comprising 94 males and 52 females, out of
156 that sat for
the examination putting up good showings.
The Federal Government Academy, Suleja;
FGC, Okigwe, and
the FGC, Nise, came fourth, fifth and sixth.
From the Unity schools in Lagos, the FGC,
Ijanikin, which
occupied the seventh position in the rankings,
emerged the
best in the state with 357 out of its 387
candidates that sat
for the examination obtaining the basic
university entry
It came ahead of the over 100-year-old Kings
College (18th),
Federal Science and Technical College, Yaba
(21st) and the
Queens College (54th). While 361 out of 452
obtained their papers at KC, 181 out of 413
succeeded at QC.
Occupying the eighth, ninth, 10th, 11th and
12th positions
are the FGC, Okposi; FGC, Ikole-Ekiti; FGGC
Efon-Alaye; FGGC,
Minjibir, and the FGC, Jos, in that order.
From the statistics, The PUNCH findings
revealed that of the
74 candidates that sat for the examination at
the FGGC,
Bajoga, no one got the basic admission
It was the scenario at the FGGC, Bauchi and
Gboko. Whereas
143 candidates sat for the examination in the
Bauchi school,
144 females did the same at the FGGC,
For the FSTC, Kafanchan, of the 40
candidates, comprising 29
males and 11 females that sat for the
examination, no one
also obtained the minimum entry
requirements to the
Of the 26 Unity schools occupying the rear
positions on the
performance chart, 22 of them are located in
the North. The
other four colleges are the FGGC, Ikot Obio
Itong, Ukam at
89th position; FGGC, Calabar (92nd); FSTC,
Uyo (93rd) and
the FGC, Idoani, Ondo State occupying the
96th position.
In the May/June 2014 WASSCE, 529,425
representing 31.28 per cent of the
candidates, obtained the
minimum university entry requirement. One
million, six
hundred and ninety-two thousand, four
hundred and thirty-
five candidates sat for the examination that
In May/June 2013, 639,334 candidates,
representing 38.30
per cent, qualified to seek admission to
university in the
country. One million five hundred and forty-
three thousand,
six hundred and eight-three candidates sat
for the

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