This year?s West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) took off in the Cape Coast Metropolis on Monday morning without any hitch, according to Ghana News Agency (GNA) Checks.

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The examination, which started with the Integrated Science paper, is expected to end on Friday, May 15.
A total of 28,312 candidates, made up of 14,530 males and 13,782 females, are writing the examination at various centres across the region.
Among the schools the GNA visited were the St Augustine’s College, where, according to Mr. Paul Tenkorang, the External Supervisor, a total of 491 candidates from the school and 15 from Peter Holdbrook Smith Senior High were sitting for the examinations.
He said the paper started at 0845hrs due to delay in the transportation of examination materials to the school, but apart from that, everything was on course, adding that, there was no absenteeism.
At the Adisadel College, Mr. Raymond Dzathor , the External Supervisor said the paper began on time and on a smooth note but disclosed that out of the 563 candidates, two were absent for reasons he did not know.

Out of a total of 722 candidates, who registered for the examinations at Mfantsipim School, one, according to Mrs. Vida Asare, the External Supervisor, was absent because he had travelled abroad, and everything was on course.
When the GNA got to the Holy Child School at 1115hrs, the 367 candidates had finished writing the paper, which according to Mr.367 candidates started on time and without any absentee.
Some of the candidates who spoke to the GNA said they were confident that they will pass the paper and the entire examination with flying colours, “we are not tensed at all” , they declared.

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