The 2017 West African Examinations Council (WAEC) results have been recorded to be the best in years. Yesterday, Monday WAEC released the results for the 2017 West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) recording an improvement in the performance of candidates who obtained credits and above in at least six subjects by 69.54 per cent as compared with the previous year.
The Head of National Office (HNO) of the council, Mr. Olu Adenipekun, who briefed journalists, in Lagos, said out of 1,559,162 1,084,214 obtained six credits and above in six subjects.
He said 1,243,772 candidates, representing 79.77 per cent obtained credits and above in five subjects and that 1,357,193 candidates, representing 87.05 per cent also obtained credits and above in four subjects.
This could mean that a change has come to the educational sector.