Running mate to former President John Mahama, Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang has sent her best wishes to candidates sitting for this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
The former Education Minister, in a Twitter post, conveyed her well-wishes to the students taking part in their exit exams.
I am praying for all final year Senior High School students and wishing them the best of luck in their examinations.
— Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang (@NJOAgyemang) July 20, 2020
About the 2020 WASSCE
Final year senior high school students across the country today, Monday, July 20, 2020, commenced this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
According to the West African Examination Council (WAEC), a total of 375,737 candidates made up of 187,574 males and 188,163 females are participating in the exams.
Out of the total number of students writing the exams, 313,837 are the first batch of students enrolled in President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s flagship Free SHS programme and 61,900 are private school candidates.
The examination starts with project work for Visual Arts candidates today while the theory papers start from August 3 to September 5, 2020.
In all, 60 subjects, made up of four core and 56 elective subjects, are to be written.