The District Chief Executive for North Tongu District Assembly Mr. Divine Osborn Kwadzo Fenu has admonished the 2021 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates to desist from any form of examination malpractices in the ongoing examination.
Mr. Fenu cautioned the students not to depend on what is popularly described as “Apoor” nor pay money for any form of assistance in order to pass the examination.
He indicated that, examination malpractices in not allowed, and any student or teacher who engages in such will have his/herself to blame.
The North Tongu DCE reiterated that, the teachers have done their parts by preparing the candidates thoroughly for the examination, hence, there is no need to depend on “Apoor” to pass the examination.
Speaking on Dela 105.7 FM based in Adidome, Central Tongu District, Mr. Fenu used the opportunity to wish the BECE candidates God’s divine blessings, wisdom, knowledge and understanding throughout the examination.
He is hopeful that, the academic performances in the North Tongu District will improve than before so that, the District can be ranked among the top three (3) in the whole of Volta Region.
Mr. Osborn Fenu also appealed to parents to assist their wards (BECE candidates) with all the basic items throughout the examination.
He is grateful to the teachers for their selfless sacrifices towards the students plights for the examination.
He also express his gratitude to the Member of Parliament for North Tongu Mr. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa for his support towards the students by donating mathematical sets as a way of assisting the candidates.
According to him, the North Tongu District Assembly has also made provision for vehicles to transport examination question papers to various centres within the District.
“The children needs to prepare physically, emotionally and spiritually. I pray for good health for the students throughout the examination. I wish them the very best of luck.”
On Monday, 15th November, 2021, a total of 571,894 BECE candidates begin this year’s examination across 2,158 designated Centres.
In North Tongu District, a total of 1,987 BECE candidates were registered for the examination.
The examination which commenced on Monday is expected to end on Friday, 19th November, 2021 across the country.
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