The rest of the students failed, the North East Regional Minister, Zakaria Yidana, has disclosed. This, according to him, means that only 3% of the students passed while 97% failed, a development he observed as worrying.
“We had about 5000 students and when the results came, only 117 students passed the WASSCCE exams, that represents 3% out of 5000 students. You ask yourself, what happened to the over 4,800 students. 97% failed. We cannot do that in this region and think that we have a future”, he said.
Mr Yidana revealed this development at a handing-over ceremony of a 12-unit classroom block and a 400- bed capacity girl’s dormitory for the Walewale Vocational and Technical Institute to reduce overcrowding in the school.