Former President John Dramani Mahama has expressed a goodwill message to candidates sitting for this year’s West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) which begins today, Monday, 20 July 2020.
Mr Mahama in a post on Facebook described the over 370,000 candidates sitting for the WASSCE nationwide as “heroes” for displaying their courage to sit for the exams despites the spike in Covid-19 case count in the country.
“Best wishes to our gallant WASSCE candidates who are beginning their exams today. This is certainly not the best of times to sit for an exit examination, but bear in mind that you have made yourself, your parents and the entire nation proud for your outstanding courage to write at this time”.
“Ghana has for successive years been known and celebrated for producing the best WASSCE results in West Africa, and that is why, you, even before stepping into the examination hall, are already our heroes. Nothing can change that”, he said.
Further , he urged the students to adhere to the COVID-19 safety protocols as they sit for their examinations.
“Be assured that my prayers and that of over 30 million Ghanaians will stay with you every single day until the examination is over. Please remember to observe the #COVID19 protocols before, during, and after the exams”.
By: Felicia Gyasiwaah Dadzie / Kingdom 107.7 FM / Kingdom TV/ Kingdomfmonline.com / [email protected] / Ghana / 2020