Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale Central Constituency, Ibrahim Murtala Muhammed has supported 1200 candidates sitting for this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in his constituency.
This was disclosed today Saturday, November 6 at seperate events to officially announce the end of the extra classes he organized for the candidates five (5) months ago.
According to him, this was a promise he made to the people of Tamale Central Constituency before the elections, which he is fulfilling to show gratitude to the people for giving him their mandate.
“Prior to the elections, I made several promises. So I have a moral duty and responsible as a Muslim to fulfill the promise I made to the people of Tamale Central. To invest more in education. Such that we can produce more of several folds, better than Murtala Mohammed. We have been organizing free extra classes for the students, conscious of the fact that the BECE results of the northern region against other regions will improve greatly”, the MP told the garthering at St Peters today.
Speaking exclusively to ghdominancenews.com, some of the candidates said they would forever be grateful to the Tamale Central legislator for prioritizing their progress as students in his constituency.
They believed this gesture will go along way to help them throughout their exam period to enable them come our with flying colors.
“This is first time we are witnessing this. Our seniors told us they never had opportunity like this. So want to thank the MP very much for the gesture. We also want to assure him that we will not disappoint him. We shall put the items and what we are taught during the extra classes to good use”, they said.
Each candidate received a mathematical set and an envelope containing an undisclosed amount of money meant to cater for their transportation to and fro till the end of the exams.
The 2021 BECE examination is scheduled to begin on Monday, November 15, 2021, and will end on Friday, November 19, 2021.
The Ghana Education Service (GES) Director for Tamale Metropolis, Amatus D Tug-uu, parents and relatives of the candidates were there to witness the event.