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;
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.