In Summary
  • Education CS says he is aware that some parents in Homa Bay, Migori and Kisii counties are collecting money to buy exams.
  • He asked candidates not to be lured into exam cheating.

Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha has Monday warned parents in Nyanza region who he said were planning to buy KCSE examinations.

Prof Magoha, who was speaking during the distribution of KCSE examination papers at the Kisumu East Deputy County Commissioner’s office, said he was aware that some parents in Homa Bay, Migori and Kisii counties had made contributions of Sh200,000 to buy exams.

“We are getting information that is not encouraging. Parents have still gone ahead and collected massive sums of money to buy exams,” he said.

“There are people who have identified supervisors whom they plan to pay Sh120,000; Sh60,000 and Sh40,000 to invigilators and police officers respectively,” he added.

He asked candidates not to be lured into exam cheating.

“Am pleading with them because I know they are yet to sit for exams. Please do not get involved in it, otherwise you will not get your results,” said the Education CS.

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