A total of 1,164 registered candidates are expected to write this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Bole District of the Savannah Region.
Out of the number, 572 are boys and 592 are girls coming from 41 public schools and 1 private school.
The Bole District Exams coordinator,Mr Bawiise Salifu, disclosed this to Yagbon News on September 14, 2020, at the Bole Senior High School where the exams is taking place.
Addressing the Candidates before the start of the exams, Mr Abu Sumani Thompson on behalf of the Bole District Director of Education advised the candidates to desist from all sorts of examination malpractices and encouraged them to learn seriously to enable them pass well.
Mr Thompson appealed to the candidates to remain focused and avoid dubious means of passing an examination as it has the potential to jeopardize their future.
He added that stringent measures have been put in place to ensure that all 2019 BECE invigilators and supervisors have been taken through briefings and are adequately prepared.
He, however, cautioned all and sundry to desist from acts that may lure candidates not to focus on the prime motive of the examinations.
Mr. Thompson also appealed to teachers to stay away from the exams centres in order not to interfere in the exercise.