The West Africa Examination Council annually rates the performance of students who sit for the West Africa Secondary School Examination (WASSCE) from the previous year.
In the last few years, Ghanaian students have shown resilience and intelligence by coming top in the West African ratings and this years is not and exception.
During the 2023 council meeting which took place in the Gambia, the council with the total raw scores declared Alex Opoku Manu and Benjamin Eyram Nana Kwame Degbey as the winners of the 1st and 2nd positions respectively.
The two Ghanaian students have the highest raw scores from the examination period and therefore have become the year’s best performing students.
Alex Opoku Manu and Benjamin Eyram Nana Kwame Degbey both from St James Seminary SHS, Sunyani were presented with an award for their exceptional performance.
The students made Ghana proud while Odigigbo Chioma Blessing of Nigeria took the third position.
The award ceremony was held in Banjul, Gambia during the 71st annual council meeting of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) from the 13th to 17th of March 2023.
The Director-General of Ghana Education Service, Dr Eric Nkansah joined Ghana’s delegation which included Father Owusu Sekyere, Headmaster of Opoku Ware School to attend the meeting.