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Approximately 53% of students who sat for the 2016 May/June West African Senior Certificate Examination (WASSCE) have passed. According to the results released on Friday, August 5, by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) in Lagos, 137, 295 candidates (representing 8.89%) had their results withheld. The total number of candidates who passed had credit passes in five subjects including English Language and Mathematics was 878,040 which represented 52.97%, a stark contrast to the 2014 and 2015 breakdown where 31.28% and 38.68% respectively had the same ratings.

1,370,049 candidates, representing 88.72% obtained credit and above in three subjects just as 1,438,679 candidates, representing 93.16% had credit passes and above in two subjects.