WAEC to release private candidates’ results by Tuesday


The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has concluded plans to release the results of the West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates, 2018-First Series by Tuesday.

This is as it assured all Nigerians of keeping to record time in the release of all results for candidates who write its exams.

A press release sent to EduCeleb.com on Sunday by the spokesman of WAEC Mr Demainus Ojijeogu indicated these.

“In line with the earlier promise made to the Nation by the Head of National Office, Mr. Olu I. Adenipekun on the Council’s determination to release the results of any WASSCE diet within 45 days after the conduct of the examination and to issue certificates within 90 days, feelers from the Council in Nigeria, indicates that the results of the WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2018-First Series will be released on or before Tuesday, March 13, 2018,” the statement read.

Recall that the Council during the 65th Annual Council Meeting held in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja in March 2017 approved that WAEC in each of the member countries should commence the conduct of an additional diet of the WASSCE for Private Candidates effective the year 2018.

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Immediately after that, the Management of the Council in Nigeria under the leadership of Olu Adenipekun took up the challenge for the implementation of the Council’s decision for the conduct of an additional diet with effect from January, 2018.

When the Council unveiled its launch of the additional diet last November, Mr Adenipekun assured all of it serving as a level playing ground for all candidates who partake in the two other diets for school and private candidates.

The WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2018-First Series was conducted from January 29, 2018 to February 12, 2018. Coordination of Examiners and Marking of Candidates’ Scripts took place thereafter.

“This development means that the results of the examination would have been released in less than 30 days after the last paper was written. By this information, candidates who sat for the examination should be able to check their results in the next 48 hours,” the statement concluded.


  1. My Gce certificate since 2009 have not been given to me, severally have been to waec they claim my picture didn’t show well, have lost admission 5times because of this, we are in a country where they don’t capture well and destroy many people’s future like this.. Something have to be done I can’t just loose my result like that, they have albums of the whole students but still claim they don’t. God have mercy

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