Education Ministry to ensure malpractice free exams as 438,000 write BECE today

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Education Ministry says it will ensure this year’s Basic Education

Certificate Examination (BECE) will be without any malpractices by

pupils, invigilators or supervisors.

Over 438 thousand pupils across Ghana are expected to write the week-long exam.

In previous years there have been malpractices associated with BECE

but the ministry says security has been tightened against any breach

of exam regulations.

Public Relation Officer at the ministry Francis Gbadago says

examination materials have been delivered to all the centers by the

West African Examination Council (WAEC).

He urged candidates, supervisors and invigilators to adhere strictly

to the rules and regulations governing the examinations.

Meanwhile, WAEC says it is dissatisfied that a year after an officer

and two others were caughtleaking examination papers to students at

Asiwa in Ashanti regionthe culprits are yet to be prosecuted.

Lance Corporal Prince Opoku, Kingsley Isaac Aidoo, a supervisor and

Obed Opoku, a driver were paid Ȼ4,000 to help students cheatin the


Head of WAEC, Rev. Samuel Ollennu says it has been a year and the

police are yet to take action.

Credit: Myjoyonline.com

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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