Panic as KCPE exams fails to kick-off

There was panic after the national exams failed to begin on Tuesday morning as scheduled.

The national examinations failed to take place in five schools in the constituency over security concerns.

Fafi was part of the constituencies whose repeat elections were postponed by the IEBC over insecurity issues.

A total of over one million candidates sat for this year's KCPE on Tuesday morning with Mathematics and English before the Composition paper in the afternoon across the country.

Candidates will then be examined in Science, Kiswahili Lugha and Insha on Wednesday before finishing with Social Studies and Religious Education papers on Thursday.

The over one million candidates will sit across 28,566 examination centres across the country.

Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi Matiangi disclosed the government will introduce a three-level security management system to curb any irregularities.

Several senior government officials among them cabinet secretaries will open of seals of the examination papers in various parts of the country as a show of confidence.

Police headquarters also announced they had liaised with the examination council to ensure safety in all schools across the country.

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