The West African Examinations Council, Nigeria, has released the 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination results on Monday, 22nd November 2021. Nigeria.
Mr. Patrick Areghan, Head of the Nigeria National Office, while announcing the result at the WAEC office said the examination, which was an international one, took place simultaneously throughout the five-member countries of the Council – The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone.
Areghan added that the same international timetable was used.
He said, “The examination ended on October 8, 2021, and today, Monday, 22nd November, 2021 – 45 days after the conduct of the last paper, we are releasing the result”.
According to him, this is a record time, considering the fact a week was lost to insecurity, during the marking exercise in the South East, occasioned by the heightened tension before and during the Anambra Gubernatorial election.
He said “It is, therefore, not true, as you can see, that WAEC delayed the release of the results of the WASSCE (SC) 2021 as being speculated in some quarters. We have kept to our promise, in spite of all odds”.
He further said: “We should be praised rather than being vilified. Nothing can be faster or earlier than what we have done.
“We do not release results without marking the scripts and processing the scores. We are grateful to the examiners for doing a good job within the stipulated period” the Head of the WAEC National office said.
Story: Ene Ken-Yawe