South-East Tops In 2015 WASSCE Performance Chart | North-East Schools Rank Low

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The performance analysis of the May/June 2015 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) examination were released on Thursday, February 4, with states in the South-East, again, leading in the chart of candidates who obtained credits in at least five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics.

South-East Tops In 2015 WASSCE Performance Chart
South-East Tops In 2015 WASSCE Performance Chart

Abia State topped the chart with 33, 762 of its 52, 801 candidates, getting five credits and above including Mathematics and English thereby securing 63.94 per cent. Anambra followed with 61.18 per cent as 28, 379 out of 46, 385 candidates performed well.

Bear in mind, to secure university admission in Nigeria, a candidate must obtain credits in five subjects and above, including English Language and Mathematics.

However, no candidate qualified for university admission from four Federal Government colleges in the 2015 WASSCE.

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

Edo State took the third position with 38, 052 of its 62, 327 candidates getting five credits and above while Rivers, Imo, Lagos, Bayelsa, Delta, Enugu and Ebonyi rounding up the top ten in the performance ranking.

However, Yobe state came last on the 2015 ranking list with Only 646 candidates from the 14, 784 that wrote the exam getting up to five credits and above.

Northern states occupied the rear positions with nine northern states in the last ten positions. They are Adamawa, Osun, Sokoto, Bauchi, Kebbi, Katsina, Gombe, Jigawa, Zamfara and Yobe.

Full ranking:
1 Abia
2 Anambra
3 Edo
4 Rivers
5 Imo
6 Lagos
7 Bayelsa
8 Delta
9 Enugu
10 Ebonyi
11 Ekiti
12 Kaduna
13 Ondo
14 Abuja
15 Kogi
16 Benue
17 Akwa Ibom
18 Kwara
19 Ogun
20 Cross River
21 Taraba
22 Plateau
24 Kano
25 Borno
26 Oyo
27 Niger
28 Adamawa
29 Osun
30 Sokoto
31 Bauchi
32 Kebbi
33 Katsina
34 Gombe
35 Jigawa
36 Zamfara
37 Yobe

It would be recalled, in the 2014 May/June WASSCE rankings, Anambra State led the pack, while Abia State came second.

Of the one million five hundred and ninety thousand, two hundred and eighty-four candidates that sat for the examination in 2015, only 562, 413 candidates obtained credits in five subjects and above including English Language and Mathematics.

Check the full analysis here



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