A total of 21 girls writing this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in Asutifi North and South in the Brong Ahafo Region are pregnant, Kasapafmonline.com understands.
Thirteen of the pregnant girls were recorded in the Asutifi South District where a total number of 1,369 are writing the exams which is organized by the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC).
The remaining eight, this website learnt, are from Asutifi North.
Sources say the pregnant girls have been given the liberty to freely write the exams without any hitch or hindrance.
“Nobody is worrying them”, one of the invigilators who wants to remain anonymous told Kasapafmonline.com when contacted at one of the examination centres, Monday, June 4, 2018.
Some of the girls, we are told, put on pullover to the examination hall, indicating the situation in which they find themselves.
A total of 48,000 candidates are writing the exams in the Brong Ahafo Region.
Nationwide, a total of 509,824 candidates from 16,060 schools are writing the BECE in 1,772 centres across the country.