Kenyan Government Vows to Uphold Integrity in National Examinations

KAPSOIYO, Uasin Gishu County – Cabinet Secretary for Cooperatives and MSMEs Simon Chelugui has reaffirmed the government’s dedication to ensuring the integrity of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations. The commitment comes amid the ongoing exam period, with Chelugui addressing the importance of a fair process during a visit to the examination container at the Ainabkoi sub-county commissioners’ office.

According to Kenya News Agency, who observed the proceedings alongside Uasin Gishu County Commissioner Dr. Edyson Nyale and County Director of Education Gitonga Thiringi, the government’s involvement of senior officials in the examination process signifies its seriousness in delivering a credible and impartial examination. He emphasized that fairness is crucial for the accurate assessment of students’ efforts and preparation. Chelugui’s remarks were made as candidates across the nation sat for their mathematics and English papers. Later, during his visit to Moi Girls High School in Eldoret, Chelugui highlighted Kenya’s global reputation for effectively managing national exams and stressed that preserving this reputation is imperative. He warned that any attempts to compromise the exams’ integrity would be met with strict action. The CS lauded the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) for their role in administering exams and urged all individuals involved in the examination process to comply with regulations to ensure the continuation of Kenya’s esteemed educational standards.