Top WAEC Candidates Unveiled

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The West African Exami­nations Council (WAEC) has unveiled winners of its National Distinction and Merit Awards for the May/June 2015 West African Senior School Cer­tificate Examination (WASSCE) .

Master Babalola David Olu­wasayo, Master Alabi Philip Toluwase and Miss Nkata Lewe­chi Ugonma emerged first, sec­ond and third respectively among over a million candidates that sat for the May/June 2015 WASSCE.

The winners were announced dur­ing the WAEC committee’s 54th Annual meeting held in Lagos. The Head, National Office, WAEC, Mr Olu Adenipekun revealed that Baba­lola who emerged first in eight subjects scored 673,7626; Alabi came second by scoring 667,1802, while Nkata emerged third by scoring 660,2430.

He further disclosed that Ba­balola who is presently study­ing Medicine and Surgery at the University of Ibadan (UI), had his secondary education at Oritame­fa Baptist Model School, Ibadan, Oyo State.

Similarly, Alabi who attended Our Lady and St Francis Catho­lic College, Osogbo, Osun State, is also studying Medicine and Sur­gery at the UI, while Nkata from Loyola Jesuit College, Abuja, is presently studying Chemical en­gineering at the University of Bir­mingham, United Kingdom.

However, none of the awardees was physically present to receive the awards, as it was reported that they were busy with exam­inations in their various institu­tions. They were all represented by their parents and siblings.

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