Education Cabinet Secretary, Fred Matiang'I, yesterday announced the results of 2016 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE).
How politicians’ and celebrities’ children performed
KCPE results were released yesterday December 1st by Education CS. The results of politicians’ and celebrities’ children who sat for the exam have been made public.
Oduor Victor Odhiambo of Daisy Special School in Kakamega County emerged the best countrywide scoring 437 marks out of the possible 500.
The Education CS also revealed that there were no incidents of cheating for the first time in the history of KCSE, he said that all candidates received their results.
Matiang'I however didn’t reveal which school performed best as there was no ranking despite parliament passing a bill that made it mandatory for all schools to be ranked.
That aside, how did politicians’ and celebrities’ children fare in 2016 KCPE?
For politicians, Boni Khalwale and Sonko’s adopted son were candidates in 2016 KCPE. Khalwale’s son, Engine Khalwale, scored 400 marks. And surprisingly, the senator’s son was a pupil at a public school.
“My boy Engine Khalwale has scored 400 marks. I thank God, my wives & his Malinya Pr School teachers” A jovial Boni Khalwale tweeted.
Sonko’s adopted son, Gift Osinya, (the brother of baby Satrin Osinya) scored 399 marks; English 77, Kiswahili 85, Mathematics 87, Social studies 77, Science 73. Gift was a pupil at Bethlehem Academy in Ruiru. Sonko rewarded his adopted son with Kes 399,000 for the impressive performance.
For celebrities and media personalities, Alex Chamwada, Mwanaisha Chidzuga and Suzanna Owiyo’s kids sat for KCPE 2016.
Alex Chamwada’s daughter scored 406 marks.
“Join me in congratulating my daughter Chelsea who has scored 406 marks in KCPE2016.” Alex Chamwada tweeted.
Suzanna Owiyo and Mwanaisha Chidzuga didn’t announce the score their daughters got but they congratulated on social media.
“Congratulations Mwanangu Hafswah. We are so proud of you The sky is the limit #Hongera” Mwanaisha Chidzuga wrote.
“New month with some good news!!! Congratulations & well-done my girl. You have done us proud Nya' Kogelo.” Suzanna Owiyo congratulated her daughter.
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