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17-Year-Old Girl Who Got A1 In All Subjects In WAEC Dies

Chisom, a 17-year-old girl who got A’s in the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), has lost her life. It was learnt that Chisom got 7 A1s, and emerged the best student from her school, Graceland college in Enugu last year. She won many awards in her school, and now death has caught short the life of this Young girl. According to a Facebook user, Michael Okoli who shared that sad news on the platform, Chisom died following a sickness which started off as a leg pain, but became severe over the year. The father of the girl who is a Professor, shared a very touching story of how his daughter died on Facebook. According to what he posted, the young girl started complaining of having a pain in the leg and just like every father that desires the best for their child, he decided to fly her to South Africa because he didn’t have trust in the medical system of this country. “At first, they were happy with her recovery rate, but they never knew it was going to end lik

GHANA: 13 PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANTS DISQUALIFIED

Ahead of the December 7 presidential elections in Ghana, its Electoral Commission has disqualified thirteen presidential candidates from contesting.
This was disclosed by Charlotte Osei, the EC Chairperson, on Tuesday, October 11, in Accra who said the disqualified candidates violated various aspects of the electoral laws of Ghana.
The disqualification leaves only four candidates in the race for president.
The EC chairman named the qualified candidates as John Mahama of the governing National Democratic Congress, Nana Akufo-Addo of the main opposition New Patriotic Party, Ivor Greenstreet of the Convention People’s Party, and Jacob Osei-Yeboah, an independent candidate.
Osei added that the reasons the 13 candidates were disqualified include fraudulent signatures, absence of required number of signatures, and improper filling of nomination forms.
Twenty-three people had collected nomination forms to vie for the presidential election. But seventeen of them submitted their forms along with the filing fee of GHC50, 000.00 (fifty thousand) at the close of nomination.
Ghana goes to the polls on December 7 to elect a new president and 275 Members of Parliament.
The Electoral Commission of Ghana has disqualified 13 presidential aspirants ahead of the December 7, presidential election in the country.

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