Three KCPE candidates sitting for their exams in hospital and in prison.


Three Kenya certificate of Primary Education(KCPE) candidates from Nandi are writing their examinations in hospitals and prison respectively.

A Fourteen-year-old girl from Kipng’elel Primary School in Maraba Tindiret wrote her exams in Tindiret sub-county Hospital where she had been admitted yesterday for delivery after experiencing labor pains.

According to the Ministry of Education Tindiret, the girl is fairing on well as she delivered successfully and she will be discharged today after finishing the afternoon paper.

Another candidate from Itigo Primary in Chesumei sub-county is doing her exams in one of the prisons in Eldoret where he is being held and another one from Kesengei Primary school in Nandi south is sitting her exams in one of the health care centers in the region where she was taken in the morning for maternity.

The Ministry of Education Nandi has revealed that the examination exercise kicked off well and is ongoing smoothly saying the exam containers were opened up at 5 AM in the morning to be distributed to various examination centers on time.

Security has been beefed up in all the 847 examination centers and a total of 28,463 candidates, 14,311 being males and 14,152 females are writing their exams from across Nandi.

Water CAS Dr. Andrew Tuimur witnessed the opening of the examination center in Nandi central where he wished well all the candidates and urged them to uphold discipline in the exercise.