Thomas Amoani: Nana Akufo-Addo Offers Poor Adeiso SHS Student Who Scored 8As In WASSCE Scholarship (Photos + Video)


Thomas Amoaning, a student from the Adeiso Senior High School in the Eastern Region, who obtained grade A1 in all eight subjects in the 2020 WASSCE but comes from a deprived home is to get a government scholarship to pursue tertiary education

He obtained Excellent grades of A1 in Social Studies, English Language, Mathematics (Core), Integrated Science, Economics, Geography, Government, and Mathematics (Elective).

His dream is to attend the University of Ghana to read Economics.

Below is his grade

Adeiso Senior High School

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His challenge after passing getting the ultimate in WASSCE was how he was going to realise his dream of pursuing a degree in Economics from the University of Ghana. Luck has smiled on Amoaning after his story caught the attention of President Akufo-Addo and he has directed that he [Amoaning] should be given a full scholarship for his tertiary studies.

Meanwhile, President Nana Akufo-Addo gave the Ghana Scholarship Secretariat a directive to grant a full scholarship to Amoaning.

Akufo-Addo’s directive is in response to the story of Amoaning which popped up on social media a few days ago.

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In a letter sighted by on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, the Ghana Scholarship Secretariat disclosed that the socio-geographical background of Amoah was taken into consideration by the president in the offer of the scholarship.

Already, the letter signed by the registrar at the secretariat Kingsley Agyemang indicated, Amoaning’s family has been contacted and a meeting is expected to be held on Friday, November 27, 2020, to discuss the scholarship in detail.

Below is the letter

Akan people

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In a video sighted on, the boy narrated how he had to walk six kilometers from his home at Asuaba to attend classes at Adeiso SHS every school day.

Below is the interview