Ghanaians top the world in ACCA exams

Ghanaians top the world in ACCA exams

- Three Ghanaians emerge top winners in global ACCA examinations

- The trio competed with 80 other students for the prizes

Three Ghanaians have emerged top globally in the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) exams.

Kwaku Osei-Mensah, emerged the world’s best performing student in ACCA’s Audit and Assurance paper out of over 12,000 students who sat the exam globally in the September 2017 exams.

An elated Kwaku told the media he could not believe the news initially.

Ghanaians top the world in ACCA exams
Kwaku Osei-Mensah World #1 in Auditing & Assurance (Sept 2017). Source: ACCA Ghana.

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The feeling was great. I just couldn’t contain it. For me, from the beginning I have been putting in my best.”

He encouraged students taking the ACCA to stay focused. “For students sitting the exams, you should focus, it’s all about you, you have to work hard,” he added.

Another top prize winner from Ghana was Desmond Bredu who emerged the world’s second best performing student in Advanced Audit and Assurance out of over 800 students who sat for the exams globally in March 2018.

Ghanaians top the world in ACCA exams
Desmond Bredu, Prize winner Advanced Audit and Assurance (March 2018-#3 Global). Source: ACCA Ghana

Also, Alex Dankyi Asare emerged the third best performing student in Corporate Reporting amongst over 8500 students who sat the exams globally in March 2017.

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The three Ghanaians were amongst 80 other global winners who were awarded at the just ended ACCA Ghana Annual Students’ Summit and Job Fair 2018.

Ghanaians top the world in ACCA exams
Alex Dankyi Asare, Prize winner for Advanced Audit and Assurance (September 2017). Source: ACCA Ghana.

The Summit which was under the theme “Becoming a Strategic Business Leader” saw close to 2,000 participants throng the Accra International Conference Centre with keen interest in understanding ACCA’s new qualification and ways to improve their employability skills.

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