WASSCE: WAEC Complains Of Low Performance In Mathematics, Others

WASSCE: WAEC Complains Of Low Performance In Mathematics, Others

Nigeria Examinations Committee (NEC) of

the West African Examination Council

(WAEC), has disclosed that there was no

improvement in Mathematics, Literature-

in-English and Hausa during during the

conduct of the May/June and November/

December West African Senior School

Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

This was contained in a communique

issued at the end of the 60th meeting of

NEC WAEC and signed by Demianus

Ojijeogu held in Lagos.

According to WAEC, there was no

significant improvement in Hausa;

Literature-in-English 3 and Mathematics

2. Candidates’ performance was poor in

Basic Electronics 2; Catering Craft

Practice 3; Auto Mechanical Work; Auto

Mechanics 2; Building Construction 3;

amongst others.

Some of the strengths of candidates

mentioned in the Report included, good

writing and spelling skills in Arabic 2;

French 2; Edo; Efik; Yoruba and Biology

3; appreciable mastery of morphology and

syntax in Arabic and BODMAS in

Mathematics 2 to mention afew.

The Committee observed in a reports that

while there were improvement in the

performances of candidates, the reports

of the Chief Examiners indicated that

candidates’ performance varied from

subject to subject.