Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha has announced that the 2020 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examination results might be released in the next two weeks.
Magoha stated that the marking of multiple choice papers was complete and that only English Composition and Kiswahili Insha were in progress.
“We had a schedule and in the inside of the next two weeks, the results will be out,” said Prof. Magoha.
The CS added that should there be any adjustments to the schedule, the same will be announced by his office. He was speaking in Kisumu town where he supervised the distribution of exam papers to schools.
Further, the CS revealed that some examiners failed unable to turn up for the marking exercise due to the current lockdown restriction in the country. He However disputed claims that this had interfered with the schedule noting that his Ministry had done enough to ensure the results are delivered on time.
“As I said, we are on track. We shall keep updating you on the progress, and we shall keep sharing any events that we find necessary,” he said.
Prof. Magoha said his office will proceed to monitor the examinations across the country despite reports of irregularities.
“Today marks the third week of the examinations, and we are proceeding extremely well, considering all things. The examination has gone as per the schedule, except a few tricks that I warned about earlier,” he said, adding that such cases will be dealt with accordingly.
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