President Akufo-Addo has extended his best wishes to final year students scheduled to sit for this year’s West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) beginning Monday, 20th July.
In a message to the final year students ahead of the exams tomorrow, President Akufo-Addo said: “…I wish all the students the best of luck and Godspeed in their examination”
According to him, “every Ghanaian acknowledges that education is the key to the future of our country. We, therefore, must do everything possible, even in the midst of a pandemic, to guarantee the prospects of our youth, protect their potential, and, thereby, help preserve our collective future.”
About three hundred and thirteen thousand, eight hundred and thirty-seven (313,837) final year Senior High School students across the country are billed to take the second-cycle exams billed to take off on Monday.
Meanwhile, President Akufo-Addo has urged all concerned with the exams to abide by the enhanced hygiene, mask-wearing and social distancing protocols they have practised for the past four weeks.
“They continue to remain our weapons in the fight to defeat COVID-19,” he said.