The West African Examinations Council ,WAEC, has announced the results of the 2020 second series West African Senior School Certificate Examination for private candidates.

Head of National Office of WAEC, Patrick Areghan who made this known today in Lagos at a news conference, said a total of 66,375 candidates registered for the examination, representing a 31.63% decline, when compared with the 2019 entry figure.

Recall that, the examination which took place between Monday, November 23rd 2020 and Tuesday, December 22nd 2020 had a total of 3,234 examiners who participated in coordination and marketing exercise.

Areghan further explained that the, 2020 second series of the examination was Successfully conducted under strict COVID-19 protocols, adding that there was no reported cases of any candidate, invigilator, supervisor, WAEC staff or any examination functionary, for that matter, going down with the dread corona-virus disease.

According to him, the total number of 61,509 candidates that sat the examination 30,507 are males while 31,002 were females, representing 49.60% and 50.40% respectively.

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