The CAS for Water, Sanitation and Irrigation Dr. Andrew Tuimur has asked all the learning institutions in Nandi to consider sticking to Covid-19 protocols during the National examinations period which kicked off countrywide on Monday.
Speaking in Nandi during the opening up of an examination container where he witnessed, Tuimur said it has been a very difficult Covid-19 period for Kenyans and urged all to consider upholding the Ministry of Health directives so as to be on the safer side.
He asked schools to follow the Covid-19 regulations especially during this period of examinations to ensure candidates are safe to sit for their examinations. The CAS revealed that he is overseeing the examination exercise in Nandi to ensure that they are done and conducted in a credible way so that the candidates get the right results.
He insisted on keeping of social distancing, regular washing of hands and wearing of masks to curb the spread of the disease which has been a challenge not only to the nation but also to the world.
On the other hand, the county commissioner of Nandi Mr. Geoffrey Omoding said security has been beefed up in all the examination centers across Nandi to ensure the safety of the examinations and that of the candidates too.
He added that everything is in control over examination irregularities urging candidates to shun away from the culture of cheating and deliver genuine results.
Today, the candidates will be sitting for Science and Kiswahili papers in the morning and Insha in the afternoons being day Two of examinations.