KCPE exams enter day two without hitches

The Kenya certificate of Primary Education examination entered its second day with no major incident reported across the Country.

In Nakuru County, the distribution of examination papers started as early as 6AM Wednesday morning with County director of education Isaac Atebe saying proper security measures have ensured that the exercise is seamless.

Over 50,383 registered candidates from the County have Wednesday morning joined the 1,002, 922 registered candidates countrywide in writing the Science and Swahili papers.

Mining Cabinet Secretary Dan Kazungu on Wednesday visited his former primary schools in the rural Langobaya Malindi constituency to motivate Candidates sitting their final examination.

He visited Maji Langobaya and Marikano primary school early in the morning after President Uhuru Kenyatta urged all Cabinet Secretaries to tour schools in their respective regions to interact with the candidates.

The CS revealed told the candidates that the Government will from next year ensure day secondary school students will not be charged examination fees.

In Limuru Sub County Area Sub County Education Officer Peter Kariuki said the 1703 Boys and 1712 Girls in the region have sat for the exams without any hitches.

Kenya National Examination council Chairperson Professor George Magoha has since announced changes in processing of results.  Unlike other years, computer technology will be applied in marking answer sheets apart from Insha and composition papers to ensure credibility and speedy release of the results.


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