The West African Senior School Certificate
Examination (WAEC) has released its
performance chart for May/June 2015
Exams, iWitness NG reports.

Here’s the summary of the list of the states
according to their performance:

Abia – 1st

Anambra – 2nd

Edo – 3rd

Rivers – 4th

Imo – 5th

Lagos – 6th

Bayelsa – 7th

Delta – 8th

Enugu -9th

Ebonyi – 10th

Ekiti – 11th

Kaduna – 12th

Ondo – 13th

Abuja – 14th

Kogi – 15th

Benue – 16th

Akwa Ibom – 17th

Kwara – 18th

Ogun – 19th

Cross River – 20th

Taraba – 21st

Plateau – 22nd

Nassarawa -23rd

Kano – 24th

Borno – 25th

Oyo – 26th

Niger – 27th

Adamawa -28th

Osun -29th

Sokoto – 30th

Bauchi – 31st

Kebbi – 32nd

Katsina – 33rd

Gombe – 34th

Jigawa – 35th

Zamfara – 36th

Yobe – 37th

REPORT:

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 candidates.

This came as no candidate obtained five credits and above, including English and Mathematics from four Federal Government colleges.

The schools are the Federal Government Girls’ College, Bajoga, Gombe State; FGGC, Bauchi; FGGC Gboko, and the Federal Science and Technical College, Kafanchan.

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 fifth respectively.

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 Mathematics. 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 required 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 Mathematics.

The breakdown, according to a WAEC source, is the consolidated results approved by the council following its National Examinations Committee meeting held in November.

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