REGIONAL MINISTER TOURS BECE CENTRES
The Honourable Eastern Regional Minister, Hon. Eric Kwakye Darfour has visited two Districts to Monitor the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) on the first day of the examination. The two Districts were Kwahu West Municipality and Kwahu South District respectively. He was accompanied by the respective Chief Executives and Directors of Education.
The purpose of the tour was to find out how the Examination was been conducted in relation to COVID-19 protocols and the President initiative of introducing one hot meal to every student who are writing the exams and also to encourage the students to take the exams seriously in order to qualify to Senior High School so that they could enjoy the Free SHS policy.
At Kwahu West, Hon. Darfour together with the Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. Yaw Owusu Addo and the District Director of Education visited three Examination centres. These included Nkawkaw Senior High School centre, Asuboni Rails Presby Center and Kwahu Nsabaah M/A Examination centres.
At Kwahu South District, Hon. Darfour was accompanied by the District Chief Executive, Hon. Emmanuel Atta Ofori Snr. and the District Director of Education. The team visited three examination Centres. These included St Paul’s Senior High School at Asakaraka, Bepong Senior High School and Mpraeso Senior High School Examination Centres.
At Kwahu South, prior to the tour to the examination centres, Hon. Darfour Commissioned KG School block and Renovated 6 Unit classroom block at Bepong Methodist school. The School which started in 1940s had not seen any major infrastructure improvements until recently.
He also took the opportunity to inspect some ongoing development projects at SHS in Kwahu South District.
Speaking to media after the tour, Hon. Darfour expressed his satisfaction about the way the examination was been conducted smoothly. He thanked the President of Ghana for given out one hot meal to the students who were writing the the exams adding that previously the difficulties they have to go through to search for food during break periods have been solved.
It was also observed that COVID-19 Safety protocols were strictly adhered to in all th centres visited.
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