The Lawmaker and Caretaker Minister of Finance, Hon. Osei Kyei-Mensah Bonsu, says Government will absorb the BECE examination registration fees of public Junior High Schools this year.
Mr. Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu revealed this when presenting the 2021 budget statement and economic policy on the floor of Parliament on Friday, March 12, 2021.
Education continue to be a bedrock of this country and the ruling New Patriotic Party has indicated their readiness to support education even after birthing Free Senior High School to assuage the hardship parents go through before their wards or children further their education in the second cycle institution.
“Government, in 2020, absorbed the examination registration fees for the 403, 878 candidates from the public Junior High Schools (JHSs) across the country.”
“In 2021, the registration fees for 416, 066 candidates from public Junior High Schools will also be absorbed.”
Source: Opemsuo.com / Sasu Danquah