Member of Parliament for the Ablekuma West Constituency and Ghana’s Minister for Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu Ekuful today, Friday June 7 donated 2000 mathematical sets to Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates in the constituency.
The donation forms part of her well-wishes to the candidates to motivate them ahead of their final exams.
Presenting the items on behalf of the MP, the MCE for Ablekuma West Municipality, George Cyril Bray cautioned the candidates against examination malpractices.
He also asked them to thoroughly read the instructions on the exam papers before answering them.
He wished them re-collective memory as they sit their first major exams.
The 2019 Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE) is expected to kick-start from June 10 to June 14, 2019.
The examination would be written by 2,505 candidates, comprising 1,553 males and 952 females. The Greater Accra Region is presenting the highest number of candidates of 689, 416 males and 273 females.
The Eastern Region follows with 394 candidates, 263 males and 131 females while 301 candidates registered for the Ashanti Region (182 males and 119 females). The Central Region has 269 candidates, 177 males and 92 females; Upper West Region, 204 candidates, 100 males and 104 females; Western Region, 180 males, 83 females and the Volta Region, 151 candidates made up of 97 males and 54 females.
The rest are the Upper East Region, 114 candidates; 68 males and 46 females; Brong Ahafo Region, 73 candidates, 36 males and 37 females, as well as the Northern Region, 47 candidates, 34 males and 13 females.