Edo State has emerged as the best state in the 2021 West African Examinations Council (WAEC) examinations, with a 92.8 percent success rate among students who sat the examination in the state.
According to a statement issued yesterday, the state also ranked second in the country for the pass percentage among public school students who took the exam in 2021.
It cited recent data released by WAEC and the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) published by data firm Statisense on its Twitter handle.
According to the data, Edo led the national tally with 92.8 percent of students passing the five credit examination including English and Mathematics, closely followed by Enugu State in second place with 92.7 percent, Anambra in third with 92.2 percent, Benue State in fourth place with 91.5 percent, Ebonyi in fifth place with 90.5 percent, and Cross River State in sixth place with 90.2 percent.
Enugu State topped with 93.9 percent, Edo second with 93.5 percent, Benue third with 91.7 percent, Ebonyi fourth with 91.3 percent, and Anambra fifth with 91.3 percent in the ranking of the performance of public schools that presented candidates for the examination.
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