#KCSE2017 Matiangi's Team exposes 40 Teachers involved in KCSE 2017 cheating

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The shocking revelation was made when the 2017 KCSE results were announced by Education CS Fred Matiangi.

Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i play

Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i

(Nation Media Group)

The Government has revealed the number of teachers involved in irregularities during the 2017 KCSE examinations.

The Teachers Service Commission CEO Nancy Macharia on Wednesday revealed that 40 teachers have been reportedly been involved in exam irregularities in the 2017 KCSE exams.

play Nancy Macharia (left), the chief executive officer of the Teachers Service Commission, with Fred Matiang'i, the Cabinet Secretary for Education. (Nation Media Group)


Speaking at the Nairobi School when the 2017 KCSE results were announced by Education CS Fred Matiangi, Macharia said those teachers implicated will be punished.

"These teachers face de-registration if found to be abetting cheating in exams. There will be sanctions on those who do not follow the stipulated regulations," Macharia warned.

play President Uhuru Kenyatta receives KCSE results from Education CS Fred Matiang'i at State House, Nairobi, December 20, 2017. (PSCU)

She also declared that school proprietors found employing teachers who have been deregistered by TCS will be taken to court.

Earlier, while receiving the KCSE results at State House Nairobi, President Uhuru Kenyatta directed Matiang'i to work with Attorney General Githu Muigai to make presentations to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Dr Keriako Tobiko so that cases of cheating involving more than 700 teachers countrywide are expedited.

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