A total of 1,161candidates from 44 schools are writing the 2021 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Bole District of the Savannah Region.
The nationwide exams which commenced today, November 15, 2021, is expected to end on Friday, November 19, 2020.
In the Bole District, 584 boys and 577 girls are taking part in the exams.
The District Education Director, Mr. Yahaya Sulemana addressing the candidates before the commencement of the exams n encouraged them to be confident and desist from all forms of examination malpractice.
He also implored the invigilators to treat the candidates with care, speak tenderly to them and to make sure that candidates do the right thing during the exams.
The DCE for the Bole District,Hon. Veronica Alele Heming expressed her excitement over the number of females as compared to males sitting for the exams of being higher as compared to previous years.
She noted that her office has made arrangement for the feeding of all candidates and has also procured pens for them.
She added that the NPP government has implemented the free education policy and hence the candidates should take advantage of the policy.
“We have given you food, pens and any other thing that will make you comfortable to write your exams.So go in there and break a leg. Take it easy, be bold, be confident and come out victorious. There is free education awaiting when you come our victorious”, she said.
The MP for the Bole-Bamboi constituency, Hon. Yusif Sulemana who spoke to the media also noted that he has procured mathematical sets for all the candidates and has given Gh¢1,000.00 to the education directorate for the motivation of the invigilators.
He reiterated the need for the candidates to prayerful, confident and discipline during the process and success shall be theirs.
However, the DCE, the District Education Director and among other officials proceeded to the Bamboi Senior High School where some students within the District are sitting for the BECE exams.
Source: yagbonradioonline/Issah Zakaria