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Barbara Oteng-Gyasi present 4,464 mathematical set to BECE candidates

As part of assisting with efforts to improve educational standard  in her constituency, Member of Parliament for Prestea Huni/Valley and Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Barbara Oteng-Gyasi has presented candidates sitting for this year’s  Basic  Education Certificate Examination (BCE) 4,464  mathematical sets.
 
The Prestea Huni/Valley lawmaker over the years had been embarking on this good will gesture to BECE candidates in the constituency to ensure that candidates have the required basic inputs for their examination.  

A total of four thousand, three hundred and sixty-nine   (4,369) candidates from both the private and public schools, would take part in this year’s examination.

Presenting the items, to St. Mathew Anglican School, the MP appealed to the students not to wane their responsibilities but rather learn to become responsible citizens in the future since education is important to socio-economic development of a nation.

She further revealed that presentation of the mathematical sets annually symbolizes a collective target of the Assembly and her office to seek quality education in the constituency.

“You need to build confidence in yourselves and give off your best in the exams and bring positive results on the investments made in you by your parents, also register a remarkable pass rate to show an improvement against previous years”. 

The MP reiterated government’s commitment in improving education in the country, hence the introduction of the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy to make secondary education  affordable by bridging the gap between the rich and he poor and also absorb the increasing number of students graduating.

She also cautioned the candidate to avoid any examination malpractices to prevent cancellation of their examination since their future depends on it.  

The teachers and candidates expressed gratitude to the MP for her kind gesture, and her continuous support towards quality education in the constituency.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com

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