Over 80,000 Migori KPSEA, KCPE candidates sit exams with special care for flood prone area

By MN Reporter

Over 80,000 primary and junior secondary level students are expected to sit for examinations in Migori County.

The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA) examinations kicked off on Monday across all 10 subcounties in Migori.

In Suna East sub-count the area Deputy County Commissioner Milkah Kariuki over saw distribution exercise.

“We have talked to the center managers to ensure that invigilators don’t have their phones in schools cause such can also be used to do some malpractice,” Kariuki said.

Migori County Commissioner David Gitonga said the county has no inmates or expectant candidates sitting for the exams across all 815 examination centers.

He said this year, a total of 39,143 learners are sitting for their KPSEA examinations while 43, 137 candidates for KCPE.

At least 23,000 students who will be sitting for the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education

In 2022, the county had 37, 596 candidates sitting for KPSEA and 36, 984 candidates sitting for their KCPE.

“All the necessary preparations had been done ahead of the national examinations that will pit the Junior Secondary, grade eight as well as form four candidates,” he said.

Migori county education officer Jacob Onyiego noted that adequate preparations had been made to ensure that  candidates sitting for their exams in flood prone areas are well catered for.