108 pregnant girls, 104 nursing mothers wrote 2023 BECE exams in Ashanti Region

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One hundred and eight pregnant girls took the 2023 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Ashanti region, according to the Ghana Education Service’s Ashanti Regional Directorate.

Additional 104 nursing mothers reported for the full time of the inspection, according to the directorate.

In an exclusive interview with OTEC News reporter Agya Sam on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, the public relations officer for the directorate in the area stated that the 117, 084 candidates who took the examinations included pregnant and nursing moms.

In total, there were 59,111 female candidates and 57973 male candidates, he continued.

He continued, saying that the agency had noted the absence of 314 candidates and had attributed it to a variety of reasons, including some dropouts, illness, and travel, among others.

Additionally, Mr. Boateng revealed that Kumasi Metropolis had the most centers 36 and the most candidates a total of 9,878.

According to the PRO, Sekyere Afram Plains District has the fewest candidates registered (367).

Source: Ghanatodayonline.com/Jacob Agyenim Boateng

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