The West African Examinations Council has released the results of the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination.
The Head of the National office, Patrick Areghan, said a total of 1,549,740 registered for the examination.
Areghan said 1,338,348 candidates representing 86.99 per cent obtained credit and above in a minimum of any five subjects – with or without English Language or Mathematics.
He said 1,003,668 candidates representing 65.24 per cent obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics.
A statement from WAEC quoted Areghan as saying that the results of 215,149 candidates, representing 13.98 per cent of the total number of candidates that sat the examination, are being withheld.
To check the results, candidates were asked to visit the website of WAEC.