A total of 12 pregnant girls and 7 nursing mothers are taking part in this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Akontombra District of the Western North Region.
43 candidates, comprising 30 males and 13 females were absent.
This was contained in a released signed by Mr Thomas Koffie, Akontombra District Education Director.
According to the release 1,606 candidate out of 1,649 registered candidates from 38 public and 18 private schools are sitting for the Examination in five centers.
Of the candidate present, 924 are males and 682 females.