West African Examination Council (WAEC) has named 16 years old Ugboaja Chizobam Stephany as the youngest best candidate ever recorded by the council.
The Jesuit Memorial College in Port Harcourt student, an indigene of Imo State sat for the just-concluded Senior Schools Certificate Examination (SSCE).
Stephany enrolled for Further Mathematics, General Mathematics, English Language, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Civic Education, Economics and Data Processing and emerged with distinctions across all nine subjects.
WAEC released the results of candidates who participated in its 2019 May/June West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) on July 26, 2019.
A total of 1,596161 candidates registered for the examination from 18,639 recognized secondary schools in Nigeria and 1,020,519 of them obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects including English and Mathematics.