Ghana’s Petroleum Minister and member of Parliament for the Ellembele constituency in the Western Region Dr Emmanuel Armah Kofi-Buah, has donated 1,542 mathematical sets to all the BECE candidates in the Ellembele district.
The donation formed part of the member of parliament’s educational agenda for the area.
Speaking to the candidates on behalf of the MP’s administrator Mr Stephen Adeyinla, he said,”I am looking forward to your final results in order to assist you to realize your dreams and aspirations so that together we will move the development of the Ellembele district to the highest level.”
Since the year 2009 that the people of the Ellembele constituency voted Dr Emmanuel Armah Kofi-Buah as their MP, he has continuously been helping educational development in the district through organisation of BECE mock examinations, scholarships for students in both the secondary schools and the various tertiary institutions to further their education in Ghana.
Dr Emmanuel Armah Kofi-Buah told the candidates to study with confidence, write with confidence and go with confidence, these were the words of encouragement he gave to the candidates.
Information gathered by Ghanapoliticsonline.com from the Ellembele district education directory indicates that the Ellembele district was ranked third in the Western Region in last year’s BECE.
The number of candidates in the Ellembele District has increased in this year’s BECE as compared to last year’s.
Last year’s BECE candidates comprised of 805 boys and 636 girls totaling 1,441. This year,1582 candidates comprising 790 boys and 792 girls are writing the exams in the Ellembele District.
According to Reverend Elizabeth Akonwakon, the Education Director for the Ellembele District, there are five examination centers in the district which are; Bonzo Kaku SHS, Aiyinasi Methodist Primary School, Atuabo Methodist Primary School, Nkroful Agric SHS and Esiama Secondary and Technical School.
Last year, four JHS girls got pregnant but this year not of such incident has been heard of so far by ghanapoliticsonline.com
17,400 candidates are expected to take part in the BECE this year in the Western Region.
By: Daniel Kaku/Ghanapoliticsonline.com