The Principal Secretary for Basic Education, Dr. Belio Kipsang has said adults should accord students quiet environment to sit for their examinations to enable them to realize their potential.
“We did examinations at one time; let us give the candidates sitting for the national examinations the best environment,” Dr. Kipsang said. He was flanked by School’s Principal, Mrs. Jacinta Ngure.
The Principal Secretary said moment after witnessing the opening of Functional English paper at Precious Blood Riruta, during the ongoing KCSE examinations. Candidates today sit for Functional English Paper 1 and English Comprehension, Literary Appreciation and Grammar.
Dr. Kipsang said the government had given the examinations the best protection against leakage to create a level playing field for all candidates across the country.
He said the students at the school will meet the examinations scripts for English today for the first time just like all other students across the country.
He re-affirmed government commitment to provide free secondary education for all children in public primary schools from January next year noting this will ensure the future of children was well taken care of.
Dr. Kipsang thanked the media for the support it had given to the administration of examinations.
“We are very happy with the focus media has given on our children during this examination season,” the PS noted.
Earlier, Dr. Kipsang witnessed the opening and collection of Examination Scripts at Dagoreti Sub county Headquarters at 6.00am and immediately thereafter, Nembu Girls within the area.
The Principal Secretary was accompanied by the area Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Joseph Mwangi, the Regional coordinator for Education in Nairobi, Mr. John Olo-oltua and the School’s Principal, Mrs. Jacinta Ngure.