Six pregnant girls yesterday sat for the Basic Education Certificate Examination.
Six pregnant girls, four in the Ellembelle district and two in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem municipality, are among the candidates currently writing the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Western Region.
In the Ellembelle district, the total number writing is 1,441, out of which 805 are boys and 636 are girls.
The candidates are writing the examination in five (5) centres, namely, Bonzo Kaku Senior High School (SHS), Nkroful Agricultural SHS, Esiama Secondary Technical, Anyinase Methodist Primary and Atuabo Methodist Primary.
A total of 438,030 candidates across 1,546 centers are expected to sit for the exams for final year junior high school (JHS) students.
The exams started with English Language and Religious and Moral Education (RME) on Monday with Information and Communications Technology (ICT) scheduled to be the last paper on Friday, June 19.