Best performing states for 2019/2020 WAEC May/June Exam in Nigeria


The West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) is a type of standardized test in West Africa. It is administered by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC). It is only offered to candidates residing in English speaking West African countries.
The school-leaving qualification awarded upon successful completion of the exams is the West African Senior School Certificate (WASSCE) which is mandatory either for employment or to seek admission into tertiary institution.
Here is a ranking of how the 36 states in Nigeria performed based of students grading and score judging by the minimum pass requirement of 5 subjects including mathematics and English language.
Abia, Anambra and Edo states led other Nigerian states including the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja in the 2019 performance ranking chart of the West African Examination Council, while majority of the northern states were in the lower division of the ranking

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Abia – 1st
Anambra – 2nd
Edo – 3rd
Rivers – 4th
Imo – 5th
Lagos – 6th
Bayelsa – 7th
Delta – 8th
Enugu – 9th
Ebonyi – 10th
Ekiti – 11th
Kaduna – 12th
Ondo – 13th
Abuja – 14th
Kogi – 15th
Benue – 16th
Akwa Ibom – 17th
Kwara – 18th
Ogun – 19th
Cross River – 20th
Taraba – 21st
Plateau – 22nd
Nassarawa – 23rd
Kano – 24th
Borno – 25th
Oyo – 26th
Niger – 27th
Adamawa – 28th
Osun – 29th
Sokoto – 30th
Bauchi – 31st
Kebbi – 32nd
Katsina – 33rd
Gombe – 34th
Jigawa 35th
Zamfara – 36th
Yobe – 37th
About 1.6 million candidates sat the May/June 2019 WASSCE in Nigeria while 1,020,519 candidates representing 64.18% obtained credits and above in minimum of five (5) subjects including English Language and Mathematics and 1,309,570 candidates representing 82.35% obtained credit and above in a minimum of any five (5) subjects.
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