Elizabeth Yamoah: 57-year-old junior school graduate says she wants to be a nurse


2020’s oldest BECE graduate, Madam Elizabeth Yamoah, has spoken about her future aspirations

She has indicated her dream of becoming a nurse in the not-too-distant future

Madam Yamoah went viral on social media when a photo of her on her way to write a BECE paper hit the internet

Ghana’s current graduate of the moment, 57-year-old Madam Elizabeth Yamoah, has opened up about her future ambitions and has stated that she wants to become a nurse.

While speaking in a radio interview with award-winning radio personality, Abeiku Santana, Madam Elizabeth Yamoah revealed that she had high hopes of seeing her ambitions through.

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While speaking on her ambitions, she revealed that even though she is currently a farmer and trader, she has nursing on her checklist and would want to see herself in the healthcare delivery field sooner than later.

Madam Elizabeth Yamoah, 57, was adjudged the oldest Basic Education Certificate Examination for the year 2020 and she was part of over 531,000 candidates who sat for this year’s national exam.

Among many other things, Madam Yamoah was asked some hard-hitting questions by Abeiku Santana which she managed to answer.

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However, some questions like who are her mentors and what here hobbies were, appeared quite hard for her to comprehend and she had to struggle to answer.

According to Madam Yamoah, the person who motivated her the most was her headteacher who was also on the radio show.

On the question of her hobbies, Madam Elizabeth Yamoah only gave her answer as “Pentecost” – probably because she did not understand the word being used.

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Prior to this, she had managed to answer some arithmetic questions that were posed to her by Abeiku Santana who had turned himself into some sort of a quiz master.

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