“The results of 215,149 candidates, representing 13.98 per cent of the total number of candidates that sat the examination, are being withheld in connection with various reported cases of examination malpractice.
“The cases are being investigated and reports of the investigations will be presented to the appropriate Committee of the Council for determination in due course.”
It was learnt that the release of the results was postponed till Monday, November 2, 2020, due to the violence and arson in the country.
WAEC had said the unrest in the country affected some of its offices and operations nationwide.
It was earlier reported that the West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination was taken between August 17, 2020 and Saturday, September 12.