By Bertha Badu – Agyei, GNA
Adukrom, June 11, GNA - Mr Dan Kwaku Botwe, Member of Parliament for Okere, has provided free transportation to all BECE candidates in the Okere District from their respective schools to and from the examination centres.
More than half of the 781 candidates sitting for the BECE in the Okere district would have to travel from their communities scattered apart to the designated examination centres including the Nifa Secondary school, Adukrom, Amanfro D/A primary school and Tinkong.
In order not to burden the parents as well as prevents lateness, the MP had made arrangement for buses to pick all the candidates to their respective centres for the examination as well as given each candidate a mathematical set.
In addition, all the 781 candidates with two accompanying teachers from each school in the district would be served with lunch each day throughout the period, the end of the examination to motivate the candidates to improve upon their results.
Earlier, the MP in collaboration with the Okere District Assembly and the education directorate, organised a simulation mock examination at two centres for the candidates for formalize themselves with the procedure.
Mr Botwe urged the candidates to adhere to all the rules and regulations guide the examination noted that, there was no short cut to achieving better results in examination than studying hard and concentrating on the question paper.
The MP in the company of the District Chief Executive, Mr Daniel Kenneth visited the centers prior to the starting of the first paper on Monday.