Akontombra District, a District in the Western North Region of Ghana recorded a total number of 12 pregnant girls and seven nursing mothers partaking in this year's Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE)
According to reports by Mr. Thomas Koffie, Akontombra District Education Director and copied to the Ghana News Agency (GNA), 43 candidates, comprising 30 males and 13 females were absent. during the examinations.
According to the releases, 1,606 candidates out of 1,649 registered candidates from 38 public and 18 private schools are sat for the examination in five centres.
Of the candidates present, 924 were males and 682 females.
Mr. Koffie expressed satisfaction with the conduct of both candidates and invigilators.
All centres adhered to the safety protocol presented by the government of Ghana.
There were veronica buckets at the entrance of the examination halls and practising of social distancing.