Don’t Be Anxious about Exam, Deputy Minister of Education Urges Ghanaian Students

The Deputy Minister of education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum has urged students not to be anxious about their examination.

Speaking as a guest on Joy News’ ‘BEYOND THE LOCKDOWN’ show where he was answering questions asked by viewers, the deputy minister urged the students to cross their fingers and wait for the authorities as they are trying to draw a great calendar to suitable for improving the educational system.

He added that we must all make fighting COVID-19 our priority now, and all other activities will be enrolled after we win the fight.

“This period should be advantageous to the final year basic and secondary students because they now have enough time to prepare for the examination” he said.

“Our dear students should not be anxious about when they are writing their final examination but rather make good use of this period to study hard and also help in the fight of COVID-19” he further stated.

On the other hand, the National Service Scheme (NSS) has directed all Service Personnel to resume work on Monday, May 4, 2020.

Additionally, all newly-posted nurses who were due to start national service in April 2020, are also to resume work effective May 4, 2020.

The directive follows a one-month mandatory paid-leave it directed the personnel to embark on March 26, 2020, due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Ghana.

“This special arrangement where put in place in order to protect all personnel from Novel Corona Virus(COVID-19),” the NSS said in a press release.

“Note that those within the non-Subvented Institutions shall consult their institutions for new development. National Service Personnel are to take note that their Service ends on 1st September 2020 and schools across the country remain closed and will be opened at the appropriate time.

The directive follows a one-month mandatory paid-leave it directed the personnel to embark on March 26, 2020, due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Ghana.

“This special arrangement where put in place in order to protect all personnel from Novel Corona Virus(COVID-19),” the NSS said in a press release.

“Note that those within the non-Subvented Institutions shall consult their institutions for new development. National Service Personnel are to take note that their Service ends on 1st September 2020 and schools across the country remain closed and will be opened at the appropriate time.

“Management of the Scheme is committed to the safety and welfare of all national service personnel nationwide and therefore directs all user agencies and national service personnel to comply accordingly, and ensure the use of nose mask and sanitizers to mitigate the spread of the CORONAVIRUS”.

By Oheneba Kwabena Yeboah / Sokynewsgh.com / SOKY TV / Ghana

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