The Tano South District Chief Executive, Hon. Bukari Zakari Anaba, has paid a visit to Examination Centres where the BECE are being held in the Tano South District.
Forty-Five Junior High Schools with a total population of 1, 428 candidates out of which 829 of them are boys with the rest being girls are taking part in the Examination.
Accompanied by the Tano South District Director of Education, Rev. Robert Opoku and some Officials of the Tano South District Assembly and the District Directorate of Education visited three Examination Centres namely; Bechem, Techimantia and Derma to interact with candidates, invigilators and supervisors.
The District Chief Executive, in all the centres he and his entourage visited, extended the good wishes of the President of Ghana, the MP and on his own behalf to the candidates and wished them well in their Examinations.
Hon. Anaba said the government has played it part by organising Mock Examinations for them free of charge and was of the hope that the Mock Examinations has also prepared them adequately to meet the real Basic Examinations.
Hon. Anaba advised the candidates not to panic since the questions they are going to meet are what they have been taught in school and advised them not to indulge in any Examination malpractices which could lead to the cancellation of their papers and also told them not to send their mobile phones to the Examination Halls.
The Tano South District Director of Education, Rev. Robert Opoku in a short speech at the Examination Centres told the candidates and their invigilators that, the BECE which is organised nationwide by the West African Examination Council helps to transform the life of candidates into different stages and also prepare them to enter into the Senior High School.
Rev. Opoku advised the candidates not to carry any foreign materials into the Examination halls and urged that, teachers and supervisors must also eschew from any act which will undermine the conduct of the Examination.