The musician scored F9 in General paper, F in History, F in CRE, F in Arts and X in CST. However, he told URN that his results could have been purposely altered to disorganize" him and edge him out of contesting for a Parliamentary seat in 2021.
According to the 2018 UACE performance distribution by district released by the UNEB Executive Secretary, Dan Nokrach Odongo, Wakiso district tops the performance list with 9,193 candidates who got three principal passes.
Dan Nokrach Odongo, the Uganda National Examinations Board UNEB Executive Secretary says that in many Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education UACE centres, performance indicated inadequate syllabus coverage.
According to the results, 63,123 candidates representing 64.7 secured 2 principal passes, which is required for university entry compared to 60,941 in 2017. A total of 83,536 candidates scored 1 principal pass and 2 subsidiary passes compared to 83,301 in 2017. These qualify for admission to other tertiary institutions.
According to Wakabi, those interested in the results pay between Shillings 1 million to 7 Million. For the full results, one would pay up to Shillings 7 million and Shillings 1 million for a summary of the examinations.
A total of 1,385 out of the 104,243 registered candidates did not turn up for exams, a slight drop from the 1,421 absentees registered in 2015, according to figures released by Uganda National Examinations Board--UNEB.
Out of the total number of candidates who sat for UACE last year, only 24.8 percent registered for mathematics, 17.4 for physics, 8.2 for chemistry and 8.0 registered for biology. Entries in chemistry and biology dropped from 10.5% and 10.0 % in 2012 to the current low. Nearly 50 percent of the candidates who sat for the science subjects failed to obtain principal passes.