The chief scribe of the biggest opposition, National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia has shared his views on the behaviour of the final year students writing the 2020 WASSCE.
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According to the NDC General Secretary, the Akufo-Addo administration has been served with exactly what they reaped.
Speaking about the violence and indiscipline exhibited by some of the candidates writing the exams, Asiedu Nketia opined that the students' actions were right.
He asked how did the government and Ghana Education Service expect the students to pass exams when they spend less time in class due to the nature of the Free SHS programme.
“I have said this before, I have raised questions concerning the path this government is taking our education system. That is the result we are seeing today. You cannot ask students to sit for exams when there is a lack of tuition. What he [Nana Addo] deserves is what he has gotten,” he said in an interview with Neat FM in Accra.
Adding to that he said “they did not teach the students [final year] anything prior to exams. That is why you are seeing what you are seeing.”
The 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) has seen demonstrations by students over the strict invigilation by examiners and supervisors during the exams.
Viral videos on social media have revealed that students complained about the difficult nature of some of the papers in the ongoing exams.
This led some students to even rain insults on President Nana Akufo-Addo.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has moved the examination centre from Bright Senior High School (SHS) in Kukurantumi to Ofori Panin Senior High School.
The action of the WAEC follows the recent attack on its officials by students at the school during the ongoing WASSCE.
According to a Citi News report, final students of Bright SHS attacked the WAEC officials after allegedly being incited by their proprietor, Bright Amponsah.
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