Abia, Anambra and Edo states led other Nigerian states in the 2019 performance ranking chart of the West African Examination Council.
While Abia, Anambra, and Edo states topped the chart, Jigawa, Zamfara and Yobe states sit at the bottom three.
According to the chart, Lagos State is the only state in the South-West that made the top 10.
Kaduna emerged as the best northern state sitting at the 12th position overall.
Also, bandits-ravaged Zamfara managed to occupy the 36th position leaving the bottom slot for Yobe State.
The top 10 performing states at the 2019 examination are Abia, Anambra, Edo, Rivers, Imo, Lagos, Bayelsa, Delta, Enugu, and Ebonyi.
While Adamawa, Osun, Sokoto, Bauchi, Kebbi, Katsina, Gombe, Jigawa, Zamfara, and Yobe occupy the bottom 10 of the chart.
Over 1.6 million candidates sat the May/June 2019 WAEC while 1,020,519 candidates representing 64.18% obtained credits and above in minimum of five (5) subjects including
A 16-year-old Nigerian girl, Ugboaja Chizobam Stephany who sat the 2019 examination, emerged the youngest best candidate in the history of the examination.
Great performance From the South East.
Source WAEC Website.