The West African Examination Council has released the provisional results for students who sat for the BECE.
A total of 517,331 candidates made up of 263,602 males and 253,729 females sat for the examination. This figure is 1.47% higher than that of the previous year. The candidates were from a total of 16,871 schools and the examination was administered at 1,880 centres. Out of those who initially registered for the examination, 5,320 (1.03%) of the candidates were absent.
Their performance was better when compared to last year.