2023 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE)

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This years Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) commenced on Monday, 7th August, 2023 and ended on 11th August, 2023. A total of 600,714 candidates from various schools across the country sat for the Examination.

In all, 300,323 males and 300,391 females registered for this year’s basic examination nationwide. Records from the Ga Central Municipal Education Unit indicated that 5,168 candidates sat for this year’s examination within the Municipality.

In relation to this, the Municipal Chief Executive of Ga Central Municipal Assembly, Hon. Mohammed Bashiru Kamara and his entourage went on a tour to some Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) Centers within the Municipality. Anyaa MA 2, Platinum Montessori School, Odorgonno Model ‘1’&‘2’ Basic, Odorgonno SHS, and Apostle Safo School of Arts and Science.

The objective of the visit was to monitor and observe how the examination activities for this years’ BECE are being conducted as well as giving the candidates some encouragement and moral support all geared towards motivating the candidates to put up their very best.

During the visit, the Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. Mohammed Bashiru Kamara encouraged the candidates to write and pass the examination with flying colors in order to make the municipality proud and to equally stand the chance of benefitting from the free SHS policy initiated by the Government. He said ‘we have all been students just like you, gathered to write a common examination and here we are today so you all can equally become great people in future.’

Hon. Bashiru then promised the candidates that, the overall best student as well as the overall best school will be awarded hence the need for them to put in their maximum best.

Hon. Mohammed Bashiru Kamara, MCE for Ga Central, rounding up the tour, encouraged the candidates to aspire and aim higher even as they write their final paper. He advised the girls especially not to engage in any sexual activities that will truncate their education.

DNot forgetting the boys, the Hon. MCE also advised them to desist from engaging in social vices such as drug abuse. He was hopeful that the candidates will make him and the Assembly proud.

The Municipal Coordinating Director, Mr. Owusu Donkor told the candidates that he believes they will come out with flying colors so they should put in their maximum best. He also told them to take the examinations cool because it is just the beginning of many exams in their lives.

Mr. John Owusu Donkor then advised the candidates to make sure that they understand the questions before making any attempt to answer but more importantly, they should not forget to indicate their names and index numbers on their answer sheets and booklets.

Madam Sandra, Municipal Secretary of Education in a short speech also encouraged the candidates to eschew fear and panic since the examination is solely centered on the lessons learnt in their respective schools. She also advised them not to indulge in any examination malpractices but work hard and take the first position at the regional level and maintain their first position at the national level.

Municipal Secretary of Education, Madam Sandra further told the students to be focused and determined as they write their final paper. She said that there is a future ahead of them as such they should focus on that.


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