Deputy President William Ruto has assured Kenyans that due measures have been put in place to ensure there will be no incidents in the Kenya Certificate of Primary Examinations expected to kick off on Tuesday.DP Ruto who joined faithfuls at St. Mark Kabiyemit inTurbo Constituency-Uasin Gishu County for a Sunday service also wished the candidates across the country success in the forthcoming exams.
Meanwhile the Kenya National Examinations Council has dismissed reports of fake examination papers in circulation maintaining that KCPE examinations papers have not been leaked, urging Kenyans to not fall prey to the con game.
KNEC chairman George Magoha said the council was in receipt of reports of people purporting to be selling KCPE examination papers.
He urged Kenyans not to fall prey to the con game by unscrupulous people who are out to fleece them adding that investigations have been launched to apprehend those involved.
At the same time leaders from Garissa County have asked the exams body to make sure that students from the North Eastern region sit for their national exams in their respective centres.
Addressing the press Lagdera MP Mohamed Shidiye and his Dadaab counterpart Mohamed Dahiye called on the exam body not to move students to other centers especially at those at the border
This is after the government closed down some centers and the students told they will be moved to other centers to sit for their exams elsewhere.
The move he said would only serve to disadvantage the students since it was cumbersome in terms of logistical infrastructure.
He said the reason that has been expounded by the government in its bid to defend the move is that there is a lot insecurity yet businesses was going on normally despite the security lapses experienced in the region.