The governing council of the West African
Examination Council has officially announced
the release of WASSCE 2016/2017 result.
The examination exercise took place from
16thMarch till 18th May 2016.
This results were released by 9:00am prompt on
the 17 July,2016
This was announced officially by the chairman
of the governing council of the board of trustees
of the West African examination council,
Professor Dr. A.B William.
The detailed description of the released result
labelled the performance of Nigerians to be
Fair but still could not beat the expected target
of 60 percent of results with credit in both
mathematics and English language.
Detailed performance of Nigeria student are as
Percentage Failure:29 percent
Percentage of result held:21 percent.
Percentage of candidate with credit in both
Mathematics and English language: 59 percent.
The results was released earlier to meet with the
target period of admission processing into
various tertiary institutions. Candidates are
therefore advised to start uploading their result
for validity for screening by tertiary
Most of the results were held mainly as a result
of reported examination malpractice activities,
While others were held as a result of incomplete
The Federal government has also commended
the performances of States like
Ogun,Nasarawa,Cross River,Lagos and Kwara
State for their excellence in terms of their
Candidates are therefore asked to check their
result using this internet link:
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2016 waec results have been released, click here to (check yours) West African Examination Council has officially announced