Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha today left many in stitches after he was caught unawares by confetti launched prior to completion of the official release of the Kenyan Certificate of Primary Education (K.C.P.E)
Photo; CS George Magoha
This was when the no-nonsense CS was almost finalizing his speech and confetti was released prematurely, leading to him being shocked and the various people at the event left in stitches.
From his demeanor you could clearly tell that CS George Magoha didn't expect the move, and even after completion of his speech and the confetti released like it was planned, he ended up being 'disappointed' and said;-
Photo; CS George Magoha speaking at KNEC headquarters in Nairobi on April 15, 2021 during release of K.C.P.E exams results
The event which took place earlier today at KNEC headquarters, was attended by top government officials and education stakeholders including CS George Magoha, TSC CEO Nancy Macharia, KNEC CEO Mercy Karogo and also KNUT Secretary General Wilson Sossion among many others.
Photo; Education CS George Magoha and KNEC CEO Mercy Karogo pausing for a photo with the K.C.P.E exams results.
In the 2020 exams where 1,179,192 pupils took part in between March 22nd and March 24th, it was announced that they had shown a clear improvement compared to their 2019 counterparts.
It was reported that out of the total candidates 8,091 got 400-500 marks, 282,000 got 300-399 marks while 589,000 pupils got 200-299 marks.
Among the top 15 candidates all over the country, it was also reported that 10 candidates were from public schools while 5 were from private schools.
Also among the top 5 candidates, the first 4 were all female.
Below are names of top 10 candidates in K.C.P.E in the country;-
Mumo Faith - 433 marks.
Wesonga Nanzala- 432 marks.
Muriithi Angel- 432 marks.
Wanyonyi Samuel- 431 marks.
Castro William- 431 marks.
Tarus Maureen- 431 marks.
Kipkirui- 430 marks.
Mwangi Margaret- 430 marks.
Dennis Omondi- 429 marks.
Joyce Kiogoro - 429 marks