Regional News of Thursday, 5 January 2012
Adukrom Akuapem, Jan. 05, GNA- Mr Daniel Kwaku Botwe, Member of Parliament (MP) for Okere, has pledged to allocate a sizeable portion of his resources into education to improve Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in his constituency.
He indicated that more of the money would be used to pay teachers to organise extra classes for third-year pupils in Junior High Schools (JHS), in the area.
Mr Botwe noted that the measure was to relieve parents of financial burden and to ensure that none of the schools in the constituency score zero per cent in this year's BECE.
He made this known to the Ghana News Agency at Adukrom when he opened a week-long vacation classes for the 2012 BECE candidates in the constituency on Thursday.
The MP expressed worry about poor performance in the BECE in the constituen'