In Summary
  • Nyeri County has the highest number of students who have reported and is followed by Siaya, Bomet, Nyandarua, Kajiado, Muranga, Vihiga, Kisumu and Homa Bay.
  • Taita Taveta, Kilifi, Nairobi, Mombasa, Lamu, Kwale, Tana River and Isiolo have the lowest turnout.

A total of 920,765 out of 1,035,664 students have taken up their slots in secondary schools, Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed has said.

Ms Mohamed said the number represents 90 percent turnout and vowed that the ministry will do everything possible for all candidates report to school.

Nyeri County has the highest number of students who have reported and is followed by Siaya, Bomet, Nyandarua, Kajiado, Muranga, Vihiga, Kisumu and Homa Bay.

Taita Taveta, Kilifi, Nairobi, Mombasa, Lamu, Kwale, Tana River and Isiolo have the lowest turnout.

“This low enrolment rate is unacceptable at this point in the transition process. These ‘special’ counties will therefore be the Ministry’s point of first intensive focus,” said Ms Mohamed.

DIRECTIVE

Teachers Service Commission (TSC) Chief Executive officer Nancy Macharia directed headteachers to ensure that all pupils who wrote the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examinations in 2018 join secondary schools.

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