Schools must reopen next week say CS Magoha

Speaking at Starehe Boys Centre, Education CS Professor George Magoha came out guns blazing at those spreading speculations on the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education KCSE exams release date.

Education CS George Magoha

Rumours had it that the results were supposed to be released today in the afternoon. Professor Magoha discarded the allegations stating that the highly anticipated results will be released when they will be ready.

Magoha had previously stated that he was going to release the results before the 10th day of May which is barely a month after the exam was completed. He added that the marking process had been completed.

Mr Magoha thanked his fellow Cabinet Secretaries Fred Matiang’i for Internal Security for offering maximum security during the marking and Joe Mucheru for ICT having provided the data entry personnel whose job was to record the results digitally.

He also added that all the thirty five schools that had been converted into marking centres were to be fumigated thoroughly ahead of school reopening on Monday next week.

The Cabinet Secretary insisted that school reopening matter had been decided on and all the schools are expected to receive students as from next week. A total of 7.5 Billion Kenyan shillings had been disbursed to all the secondary schools to enable then prepare for the school resumption.

Grade four stidents are required to join grade five in 26th July and standard eight pupils who did their KCPE examinations are expected to wait untill September for them to join their respective secondary schools.