KAMPALA – Singer Bebe Cool aka Ssali Moses’s daughter Ssali Beata Sophie has scored 8 aggregates in the 2019 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE).
Bebe Cool took to his social media pages and expressed his happiness and gratitude towards the daughter.
“I don’t know how to celebrate this as a father to a daughter who has excelled in her PLE despite the challenges that come with being “Bebe Cool’s daughter”. Beeta, I am so proud of you not just because you scored with distinction in all the subjects but because I know it takes discipline, focus, hard work, humility to be able to balance not just all aspects of your life but that you have excellent knowledge about each of the subjects,” Bebe Cool wrote.
He further noted that, “This is just a great beginning my daughter, but the task ahead is for us as a family to support you to translate this academic progress into real life success. Only a parent can understand the joy you have given my daughter. Congratulations.”
Bebe Cools’ daughter scored distinctions in all the subjects.
PLE results for 2019 indicate that boys performed better than girls at the upper grades and with a lower failure rate.
Analysis of results released by the UNEB in Kampala on Friday, January 17, 2020, indicate that of 683,433 candidates, 39,182 (11.9%) males scored Grade One, while 30,061 (8.5%) females scored the same grade. A total of 159,923 (48.4%) males were in Division Two, against 158,232 (44.6%) girls in Division Two. A total of 60,244 boys (18.2%) were in Division 3, against 80,176 girls (22.6%). A total of 43,868 (13.3%) boys were in Division 4 while 45,464 scored the same grade (12.3%). More girls (39,176 -11.0%) than boys (26,976 – 8.2%) failed PLE with Division U.
Mr Dan Odongo, the UNEB Executive Secretary, while releasing the results in Kampala said analysis by gender indicated that 336,040 (48.3%) boys were registered compared to 359,764 (51.7%) girls, indicating that more girls than boys completed the Primary Education cycle.