The 2010 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations, WASSCE in Ghana has started across the country for private candidates.
In the Ashanti region alone, a total of 32,724 candidates have registered for the examination.
Speaking to Radio Ghana in Kumasi, the Controller of the West African Examinations Council of the West African Examinations Council, Edgah Fiadjeh said the figure is made up of 17,636 male candidates and 15,088 females who are writing at 39 approved centres in the region.
According to him, the total registered candidates include those from 10 private schools.
Mr. Fiagbeh said even though the examination began some weeks ago with practicals, the theory or written examination began yesterday with General Knowledge in Arts.
The entire examination is scheduled to end on the 11th of next month.
Source: GBC NEWS