The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has sent a goodwill message to students writing the 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
According to the authorities, the exams marked a critical transitional period in the career development of the students, therefore, the Assembly was with them in prayers.
“It is our hope that you concentrate on the task at hand, and be serious with all the papers to be written,” Mr. Osei Assibey-Antwi, the Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), noted.
This was contained in a speech read on his behalf by Ms. Yvonne Nabo, Deputy Coordinating Director, KMA, after a delegation of some officials from the Assembly and Ghana Education Service (GES) toured some centres in Kumasi, to monitor the progress of the exams.
Centres visited included T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School (SHS), Kumasi Anglican SHS and Serwaa Nyarko SHS.
A total of 19, 856 students registered for the exams, comprising 10, 015 males and 9, 841 females.
Mr. Assibey-Antwi cautioned the students to avoid all forms of malpractices and strive to do the right thing while writing the exams.
They should be law-abiding and adhere to instructions given by the invigilators and supervisors in their own interests, he advised.
Mr. David Oppong, the Metropolitan Director of Education, said the GES would not tolerate any form of indiscipline in the course of exams.