After visiting 31 accommodation centres in the division, he established that it stated hitch-free.
Primary school pupils in final year classes across the South West Region in both the Anglophone and Francophone subsystem of education started writing the First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC) and the Certificate D’etudes Premaire (CEP) yesterday June 12, 2018 in the region.
Those of FSLC had mathematics I and II, English I and II, Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and handwriting.
Their Francophone counterparts wrote production ecrits, Français dictée et questions, mathematiques calcup rapide, mathematique problèmes, connaissances generales and TIC. Today, there will be General paper I and II, dictée, music and oral for FSLC.
Then CEP will have sciences, Anglaise, EPS- ecrit ou Oral and Oral. Without providing statistics, officials said few cases of late coming and absences were recorded. That some candidates even showed up without their acceptance slips but were controlled and allowed to write.
Benoit Ndong Soumhet, Secretary of State in the Ministry of Basic Education, supervised the examinations in 31 centres in Fako Division. He was accompanied by South West Governor, Bernard Okalia Bilai.
The Secretary of State started taking stock of the examination in Government Primary School Upper Contin in Tiko, then he preceded to Government Primary School Buea Town Group I and II among others before ending at Government Primary School Bota in Limbe. “In all the 31 centres I visited, the examination is going on well,” he declared.
In the entire South West Region, there are 13 400 pupils sitting the FSLC in 63 accommodation centres. For CEP, 669 candidates are writing in 17 accommodation centres. Parents whose children are taking the examinations in Buea have kept guard outside all the accommodation centres.