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BECE Student Dies After Writing Maths Paper

A candidate writing his Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) has died following a short illness. The deceased who's name was given as Richard Mensah, was a final year student of he Apowa Methodist Junor High School in the Ahanta West Municipality of the Western Region. School authorities say, he fell unconscious a few minutes before the second paper, Basic Design Technology (BDT).

Reports has it that he had complained of some headache when he got to the examination center but managed to sit for the mathematics paper before the unfortunate event happened.

The coordinators of the exams managed to convey the pupil to the nearest private health facility, Jemima Crentil Hospital in Kwesimintsim, the soul had already left the body.

Richard's body has been deposited at a private morgue awaiting autopsy.


Teenage Pregnant BECE Students

Five female students who are sitting for the BECE, in the Western Region are pregnant. These students have been identified in the Effia-Kwesimintsim Municipality (EKMA) and the Jomoro Municipality. The number are as follows; two (2) in EKMA, and three (3) in Jomoro.

Public Relations Officer for the Western Region Directorate of Ghana Education Service, Cate Biney says they had tried several times through their district officers and gender units to persuade these students to write but too no avail.

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Ahanta West Municipality BECE Basic Education Certificate Examination Kwesimintsim Richard Mensah

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