Anambra State Emerges Best in 2013 WASSCE

Anambra State has emerged the best in the 2013 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

The result showed that the state came first, followed by Abia, Rivers and Lagos.

Ghana came first among West African countries.

The breakdown showed that 12 states surpassed the national average:

  1. Anambra (67.85 per cent)
  2. Abia (65.17 per cent)
  3. Rivers (58.56 per cent)
  4. Lagos (56.03 per cent)
  5. Cross River (53.34 per cent)
  6. Bayelsa (51.66 per cent)
  7. Enugu (50.22 per cent)
  8. Delta (46.49 per cent)
  9. Imo (46,03 per cent)
  10. Abuja (43.9 per cent)
  11. Ogun (39.92 per cent)
  12. Kadunna (39.47 per cent).

The Nation reports that the percentage of candidates with five credits, including English language and General Mathematics, was 36.57 per cent as against 30.90 per cent and 37.66 per cent for 2011 and 2012.

This, WAEC said, implied that the average performance in May/June 2013 was slightly lower than 2012.


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