Hon Ansu Kumi, the Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive has urged candidates writing the 2022 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) not to panic, but rather tackle their papers with confidence.

During a visit to some of the examination centers in the municipality,he told the candidates they are being examined on what they have already being taught and learnt in schools,and asked them to remain bold

Hon Ansu Kumi said the BECE remained an index to measure their academic performance and also whether they could further their education, and entreated candidates to be studious and pass well to benefit from the Free Senior High School(FSHS).

He also advised the candidates to do independent work and desist from examination malpractices that could contribute to the cancellation of their papers and truncate their education.

Meanwhile, a total of 4,407 candidates were writing the 2022 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Sunyani Municipality.

The candidates were comprised of 2,191 boys and 2,216 girls in 14 centers. With him during the visit was the Municipal Director of education, Mr Mark Godfred Domah