President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Friday welcomed eight (8) out of the 411 2020 WASSCE candidates also known as Akufo-Addo graduates who had a grade A in all the subjects in the WASSCE to the Jubilee House.
According to a social media post sighted by Educationweb.com.gh, all the eight Akufo-Addo graduates had 8As in the immediate past West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for School Candidates.
“On Friday, 30th April 2021, 8 out of the 411 “Akufo-Addo Graduates”, i.e. the first beneficiaries of the Free SHS policy, who obtained 8As in the 2020 WASSCE were at Jubilee House, at my invitation,” Akufo-Addo stated.
Report by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) indicates 411 out of the 465 candidates who scored grade A in all subjects at the 2020 WASSCE were students from Ghana and beneficiaries of the Free SHS policy.
According to the non-profit-making organization, 2020 was the only year 50% of Ghanaian students scored A1 to C6 in all core subjects.