KCPE 2018 experienced limited cases of exam cheating, says President Uhuru

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The 2018 Kenya Certificate for Primary Education exams which were conducted about a month ago could be released any time from Monday 19, November. 

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has revealed that the exercise recorded few cases of abuse or cheating, lauding parents and teachers for exemplary performance. 

“There was very little cheating or abuse during this year’s exam and I thank the parents, teachers and candidates. We want to congratulate all those who contributed into making the exams a success,” said the President.

He urged parents to ensure that their children gets secondary education since his administration will ensure that every pupil who sat for KCPE gets admitted. 

Uhuru also said that the government will meet the cost of every children's education. 

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He called upon the church for the second time to take over school management in order to strengthen the morality of the nation. 

“We must restore the moral fibre of our nation through better partnership between the State and the Church,” he said. 

President Kenyatta said this while at Gachororo village in Juja Constituency where he attended Sunday Service and presided over a fundraising for a new PCEA church.

The 2018 KCPE exams were marred by cases of early childhood pregnancy, with most of the candidates sitting for the papers from maternity rooms. 



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