Exclusive: Oyo records 54% in 2017 WASSCE ranking

SINCE 1999, the new democratic dispensation, Oyo State has recorded ever brilliant performance in the just concluded 2017 West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, WASSCE following the released of results by the authority of the West African Examinations Council, WAEC, Mega Icon Magazine can authoritatively report.

According to the results, 29, 174 out of 53, 850 students who sat for WASSCE examination in Oyo state passed with 54.18% as number of candidates with five credits and above (including English and Mathematics)” as against 21.61% scored in 2015.

Also, the results had 15, 290 female students and 13, 884 male students who passed with excellent performances.

Analysing the results further, Iseyin local government with 67.64%, followed by Ibadan South West (67.53%), Irepo (66.18%), Oyo West (63.95%), Ido (63.62%), Saki West (62.94%), Saki East (62.25%), Ona Ara (60.91%) and Egbeda (60.20%) emerged best performing local governments.


Similarly, councils that recorded a superb outing with 50% and above include : Lagelu, Oorelope, Akinyele, Afijio, Oluyole, Ibarapa East, Orire, Ibadan North, Atiba, Kajola, Olorunsogo local governments.

Continuing, others with 40% and above are: Ibadan North East, Oyo East, Ogbomoso North, Ogo Oluwa local governments, while Ibadan North West, Ibarapa Central (Igboora), Ibadan South East, Atisbo and Ibarapa North local governments stood at 30% and above.

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Conclusively, the least performing local governments include, Surulere (Oyo), Ogbomoso South and Itesiwaju scoring 20% and above, as Iwajowa local government glued to 10% and above.

This is coming after the implementation of ‘No Automatic Promotion’ policy of the state government.

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