Chereponi clashes: BECE candidates return to sit for exams

Chereponi clashes: BECE candidates return to sit for exams

- BECE candidates in Chereponi are set to write the exam after calm was restored in the town

- There are however concerns about their pyschological and emotional readiness for the exam

- The BECE is set to start on Monday, June, 10, 2019

Information available to shows that candidates who registered for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) at Chereponi have returned to the town to sit for the exam.

The candidates, who fled as the clashes intensified in the North Eastern regional town, have returned to write the BECE.

They have been conveyed to the town to sit for the exam despite losing several credit hours because of the conflict.

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According to a report by, they have been accommodated at the examination centre amid tight security. understands that about 96 candidates from the Chereponi EP Junior High School will therefore be sitting for the exam, which starts on Monday, June 10, 2019.

Samuel Agyare, the school’s headmaster, stated that some students fled as far back as January 2019, when the conflict broke out.

He added that the local government authorities have provided a vehicle to convey some of the candidates from their shelters to the examination centers.

Agyare however has raised doubts about the readiness of the candidates to sit for the exam, as they may be psychologically and emotionally unprepared.

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