Officials of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) will be accompanying the transportation and distribution of this year’s BECE examinations papers.
According to director general of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Jacob Kor the new arrangement is meant to curb the leakage of exam papers and questions.
The GES made the revelation at a press conference in Accra Wednesday. Jacob Kor further noted that the police will also be on standby together with the BNI to help provide effective security and quality control monitoring mechanisms throughout the period of the examinations.
“Right from the time the question papers are carried from the depot, there is going to be BNI personnel accompanying the questions,” Kor said.
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The council opined that these stringent measures are to ensure that papers and questions do not leak in the upcoming BECE this year.
Final year pupils from Junior High School (JHS) will begin their final exams on Monday, June 13, 2016.
The GES and WAEC have been battling with the menace of exams leakages in times past.