Meet 60-year-old Elizabeth Yamoah Ghana’s oldest BECE candidate for the 2020 batch

This year’s edition of the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) which begun in Ghana on Monday, September 14, 2020, had among the 531, 705 candidates sitting for the final year exam in the country, student, Madam Elizabeth Yamoah, 60.

Madam Elizabeth Yamoah is a student of Agona Odoben Presby Junior High School (JHS) who is also writing for honours in the 2020 BECE. The 60-year-old student is reported to be Ghana’s oldest BECE candidate for the 2020 batch of students and is really looking to gain access to secondary education through the Free SHS programme.

Lizabeth hopes to further till higher education. Her story went viral after she was captured in a photo on the first day of the nationwide exams looking sharply dressed and braving the odds of sitting in the same class of kids young enough to be her grandchildren.

Indeed, Madam Yamoah’s story throws more light on the phenomenon that “it’s never too late to have an education.” We wish her all the best and we hope that she comes out with flying colors.

Source: GH Opera News

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