2,000 mathematical sets were last Friday, distributed to candidates of Basic
Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Ablekuma West Constituency of
the Greater Accra Region.
is to motivate and equip candidates with the basic tools to enable them to partake
in the BECE successfully.
presentation was done on behalf of the Member of Parliament (MP) for the
Constituency, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, by the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE)
of Ablekuma West District Assembly, Mr George Cyril Bray.
the pupils and teachers at a short ceremony in Accra, he said the presentation which
was done annually, was to assist parents who could not afford mathematical sets
for their wards.
Bray said the assembly in collaboration with the Member of Parliament, was instituting
measures to ensure every child of school going age attended school during
to him, the Assembly had observed that although public education was free, some
parents had failed to take advantage of the opportunity to send their wards to
MCE warned that the assembly would take legal action against such parents,
stressing that“it is a constitutional mandate for every parent to give the
child basic education”.
urged the pupils to take education seriously to enable them to achieve their
dreams and promised that the best candidates would be awarded by the assembly.
Bray thanked the teachers for their tremendous efforts in preparing the
candidates towards the BECE and said the assembly would also reward them.
Master Oduro Owusu Donkor, a form three pupil of the Dansoman B Cluster of Schools, expressed gratitude to the assembly and the MP for the kind gesture.
BY BERNARD BENGHAN
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