CS Matiang’ i assures candidates conducive environment during exams


Nairobi, KENYA: Cabinet Secretary for Education Dr.Fred Matiang’I has assured candidates who are set to sit for their national examinations starting tomorrow on Tuesday, total security that will enhance a conducive environment as they start the exams.

The CS who was speaking while addressing Githurai primary school pupils on Monday in Nairobi said that they have finalised all necessary arrangements in ensuring that examination runs as it should be.

“We have made all necessary arrangements to be sure that exams go on tomorrow smoothly without any interruption. You sisters and brothers start exams the same time tomorrow and they will be no interruption” assured Matiangi.

Matiang’i has also urged political leaders to refrain from political utterances that may destabilize the peace and instead give the candidates a humble time during these few days.

“We have spent quite a time on other things, we expect now and between the 29 of November, we will give our children time to concentrate on their exams” He urged.

Matiangi pointed out that this year, Kenya National Examination (KCPE) students’ will be the first to enjoy a full paid school fees in the next year’s form one admission.

This year, 1,003,556 candidates are expected to sit KCPE exams in 28,566 centres countrywide, starting with English language and composition tomorrow (Tuesday), science, Kiswahili lugha and Kiswahili insha on Wednesday and end on Thursday with social studies and religious studies.