The Ghana Education Service (GES) and the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has assured candidates, stakeholders and the general public smooth conduct of the Basic Education Certificate Examination.
According to organizers, appropriate measures have been put in place to ensure that candidates are safe from the locally transmitted coronavirus as they sit for the examination scheduled to take place on September 14, 2020.
The Service in a statement copied to Georgeweb.org said: “all Candidates and Stakeholders are assured that Management has worked very closely with the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) to ensure the smooth conduct of the examinations and strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols”.
The Ghana Education Service added it in collaboration with the non-profit-making organization will ensure the sanctity of the examination at all times, in that regard all reported cases of examination malpractice will swiftly be investigated and punish persons found culpable.
Prospective candidates are consequently urged to desist from engaging in any form of examination malpractice or misconduct during, before and after each paper until the end of the examination on Friday, September 18.
Members of the general public or individuals not associated with the conduct of the national examination are advised to stay away from the various examination centres in order to ensure incident-free examinations.