Nana Akufo-Addo meets 8 free SHS students who had 8As in WASSCE

Nana Akufo-Addo meets 8 free SHS students who had 8As in WASSCE

- The top-performing Free SHS students who graduated with 8As in 2020 were invited to meet President Nana Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House

- It is indicated that the 8 students who met the president were part of the 411 students who got 8As in the 2020 WASSCE

- All the 411 students were beneficiaries of the Free SHS Policy

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has met eight of the top performers from the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations who graduated in 2020.

In a post sighted by YEN.com.gh on the verified Facebook handle of the president, it is indicated that the students who enrolled under the Free SHS programme topped all countries in Africa.

It is indicated that 411 out of the 465 candidates who scored 8As in the 2020 WASSCE were students from Ghana and beneficiaries of the Free SHS policy.

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Nana Addo meets top free SHS students who had 8As in WASSCE
Nana Addo meets top free SHS students who had 8As in WASSCE Credit: @NAkufoAddo
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This represents 88% of the total number of students who had 8As among all the countries that wrote WASCCE in West Africa.

It was also reported that the 2020 Free SHS batch was the only year that 50% of Ghanaian students scored A1 to C6 in all core subjects that were written.

Beautiful photos were shared from the Jubilee House the top 8As students met the president of land on Friday, April 30, 2021.

See the pictures below:

In another exciting report, professor Marian Asantewah Nkansah of the Department of Chemistry, KNUST, has been named among five winners of the 2021 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award for Women Scientists in the Developing World.

This was confirmed in a post sighted by YEN.com.gh on the official Twitter handle of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

The OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World recognises the achievements of researchers who have made significant contributions to the advancement of scientific knowledge.

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