As part of efforts to reaffirm her commitment to help improve the standards of education in her area, the Member of Parliament for the Prestea/huni-valley constituency, Hon. Barbara Oteng-Gyasi has presented Candidates sitting for the 2019 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in her constituency with mathematical set to help them write the exams without stress.
The legislator has over the years made series of donation to BECE candidates to ensure that no candidate lacked basic learning inputs required for the examination.
A total of 4,369 candidates from public and private schools, will take part in this year’s examination.
Presenting the items at the St. Mathew Anglican School in Huni-valley on Monday June 3, the MP appealed to students not to wane their responsibilities but rather learn to become responsible citizens in future since education is important to the constituencys socio-economic and political development.
She said the annual presentation of the math sets symbolize a collective target of the Assembly and her Office to seek quality education in the area.
Hon. Barbara Oteng-Gyasi urged the candidates to build confidence in themselves to put off their best in the exams in other to bring positive results on the investments made in them by their parents and to also registers a remarkable pass rate improvement against last year.
The MP reiterated governments commitment to improving education in the country hence the introduction of the Free SHS policy to make secondary education affordable by bridging the gap between the rich and poor and also to absorb the increasing number of students graduating, she tasked the candidates to pass their exams in other to benefit from the free SHS.
Touching on examination fraud, the MP, cautioned the candidates to avoid any examination malpractices to prevent cancellation of their exams 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.