The South-East is once again leading in the performance chart of candidates who obtained credits in at least five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics, in the May/June 2015 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
Details of the performance chart which emerged on Thursday, has Abia State topping the chart with 33, 762 of its 52, 801 candidates obtaining credits in at least five subjects to include Mathematics and English Language.
You will recall that in the 2014 May/June WASSCE rankings, Anambra State led the pack, while Abia State came second.
But this year, Anambra State came second with 28, 379 out of 46, 385 candidates.
While Abia State scored 63.94 per cent, Anambra got 61.18 per cent out of 100 per cent.
Edo State took the third position with 38, 052 of its 62, 327 candidates getting five credits and above. It had 61.05 per cent. Rivers and Imo states came fourth and fifth respectively.
However, no candidate obtained five credits and above, including English and Mathematics from four Federal Government colleges in the 2015 May/June WASSCE rankings.
The schools are the Federal Government Girls’ College, Bajoga, Gombe State; FGGC, Bauchi; FGGC Gboko, and the Federal Science and Technical College, Kafanchan.