North West: Basic Education Minister encourages candidates
Parents massively present at examination centers to ensure safety of candidates.
“Take courage, good luck” was the message, the visiting Minister of Basic Education , Youssouf Hadidja Alim took to candidates involved in the 2018 end of course FSLC and CEP in the North West region on June, 12, 2018.
The examinations are on course with some 12.572 candidates for the First School Leaving Certificate and some 298 for the Certificate d’ Etude Premaire (CEP).
In effect, the visiting Minister went monitoring and encouraging candidates in some seven Centers in Ndop, Ngoketungia Division and Bamenda, Mezam Division enlarged to accommodate candidates from less safe areas. It is against this backdrop that parents massively filed out to accompany and ensure the safety of their children at respective Centers.
In Ndop, Minister Youssouf Hadidja Alim monitored the conduct of the examinations at P.S Bamessing where 32 pupils registered, EPF Ndop with 19 writing Dictee and production d’ Ecrits at press time on day one.
At St. Peter and Paul’s Catholic School Bamunka, a total 252 pupils were on duty with one from the very unsafe Belo sub Division while GPS Group II Bamunka had 228 writing Mathematics I and Mathematics II.
Away from Ngoketungia Division, the exercise took the Minister and North West governor, Adolphe Lele Lafrique to the GPs Bamenda I accommodation Center that featured other pupils from CS Bayelle, PS Ntaghem and St John Catholic Primary school and some 15 from Belo for a total 990.
At the EPF Army Camp up Station, 61 pupils were available for the CEP examination while GPS, Old Town which accommodates CBC School Nkwen and 15 other pupils from Belo featured, 257 effectively participating.
Curtains dropped with North West governor, Adolphe Lele Lafrique saluting discipline that reigns. He had warm words for parents who accompanied their children to enhance security stepped up to secure the safety of actors. Day two of the examinations today June 13th will feature General papers French etc.