KCPE Kickoff: CS Magoha Bars Media from Accessing KCPE/KCSE Exam Centers

On Monday 22nd, Education CS George Magoha issued an order that no media will be allowed to access the exam centers and schools for the coverage of the KCPE/KCSE examinations.

KCPE Kickoff: CS Magoha Bars Media from Accessing KCPE/KCSE Exam Centers

A statement by Siaya Director of Education Nelson Sifuna, issued by CS Magoha aims at curbing the spread of coronavirus by limiting the number of people accessing the examination centers.

Sifuna said that CS Magoha had directed them not to release any information regarding the ongoing national examinations

 “Kindly don’t take any photos or video clips. We were warned by our boss Prof Magoha through this text message,” Sifuna said.

Sifuna also directed the police officers and the exam invigilators assigned to supervise the examinations to ensure the candidates do not cheat in the exams.

"I want you to take this year's exams seriously. There are elaborate measures put in place by the ministry,” he added.

The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exams kicked off today with 1,191,725 candidates in 28,467 centers are expected to seat for the paper this year.

Exam stakeholders have already arrived in various examination centers around the country to ensure the examination process is running smoothly.

"Integrity of the examination process shall remain unquestionable. The government will very firmly deal with participants of examination fraud. No child should be denied to sit the examinations," Magoha stated while supervising the opening of exam papers at Kianjau Primary School in Kiambu County.

At www.BrightKenyaNews.com we wish all the very best to this year’s candidates as they sit for their final paper.