SUHUM MCE ENCOURAGES CANDIDATES AS BECE COMMENCES TODAY, 4TH JUNE
The Suhum Municipal Chief Executive, Hon Margaret Darko Darkwah has today given her words of encouragement to candidates taking this year’s basic education certificate examination (BECE) in the Suhum Municipality.
According to Baah Samuel(GOSH),media aid to the MCE, She encouraged candidates to be focused and believe that they are capable of making it. She advised them to desist from any form of examination malpractice. “With the little effort you put in and with the help of God, have faith that you shall make us all proud”. The Hon MCE stressed.
She took the opportunity to present the president’s award to Mr Diabene Addo Yaw who won the regional best performed student for the year 2017 BECE. She uses the excellent performance of Diabene Addo Yaw, a product of Suhum MA cluster of schools to motivate the candidates to have the zeal that they can also make it.
Hon Margaret Darko Darkwah reiterated the need for the candidates to be focused and courageous to benefit from the free shs policy initiated by the president of the republic, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo Addo. “The free SHS has come to stay. Its only up to you to study hard to become the second beneficiary of this major policy by the government”. The hon mce advised.
The Municipal Director of Education, Mr Samuel Tetteh Drah added up by encouraging the candidates to relax their memories for fear is a sign of defeat. He advised them not to panic but rather relax to provide the questions demands.
The Suhum Municipality presented one thousand seven hundred and forty nine (1749) candidates. Eight hundred and ninety nine (899) boys and eight hundred and fifty (850) girls. Five candidates were absent for the first paper but sources indicate that they would not be able to write the rest since they are no where to be located.
The Hon MCE responding to the media said the joy and enthusiasm expressed by the candidates is a positive indication that the candidates are really prepared and she expressed optimism of a good result. Suhum Municipality has five examination centers:, SUTESCO , PRESEC, Amenhyia, Amade and Nankese.