Ghana’s Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has encouraged final year JHS students who will from September 14, 2020, sit for the 30th edition of BECE to put up their very best in the upcoming examination.
The Member of Parliament for Ablekuma West Constituency made these comment when she visited the Akweibu Basic School and the Dansoman B cluster of schools in Nasrawa to interact with the prospective students.
The Minister as part of arrangements to ensure adequate preparation of students in her Constituency sponsored a special mock examination to prepare the BECE candidates ahead of their final examination.
Mrs Ursula Owusu in her advice reminded the students the need to put up their very best in the forthcoming examination and also make good use of the opportunities given to them by the Akufo-Addo government.
According to her, she was impressed with the orderliness and strict adherence to the COVID- 19 safety protocols in the schools.
She also commended the Ablekuma West Municipal Director of Education, Mr Chris Aforla, teachers and staff of the schools for their efforts in organizing this mock examination.
Meanwhile, the West African Examinations Council after postponing the conduct of the 2020 BECE for School Candidates amid COVID-19 later announced to administer the examination on Monday, September 14, 2020.
His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo in his 15th nation’s address monitored by Georgeweb.org disclosed that 584,000 students from both public and private Junior High Schools across the country are expected to sit for the exams.