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Regional News of Thursday, 13 June 2019


Nine candidates fail to write BECE at four centres in Sunyani

Nine candidates, three males and six females failed to report for the 2019 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) at the Twene Amanfo Senior High/Technical School (TASTECH) cluster of examination centers in Sunyani.

The examination supervisors could however not assign reasons for the candidates not turning up when the Ghana News Agency (GNA) visited the ‘TASTECH A’, ‘TASTECH B’ ‘TASTECH C’ and ‘TASTECH D’ centres on Wednesday.

A total of 1,180 candidates that comprised 594 girls and 586 boys wrote the examination at the four centres.

Mrs. Evelyn Konadu Boaten, one of the Supervisors told the GNA that the examination commenced without any hitch.

A Community Police Assistant was assigned to maintain law and order at each of the Centres.

Meanwhile, a total of 49,127 candidates comprising 25,508 boys and 23,619 girls wrote the BECE in the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo Regions.