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CS Kariuki encourages 2017 KCPE and KCSE candidates

CS Kariuki ExamsCS Kariuki encourages 2017 KCPE and KCSE candidates

Public Service, Youth and Genders Affairs Cabinet Secretary, Mrs Sicily Kariuki has wished success to this year's KCPE and KCSE candidates ahead of their examinations which kick off today across the country.

Mrs Kariuki,who visited Kasarini Primary School and Kiambu High School in Kiambu County, assured the candidates that the Government, through the Ministry of Education, has put in place measures to ensure that nothing distracts them during this examination period.

“My interaction with you is to witness the commencement and the level of preparedness of the National Examinations and to instil confidence in you so as to pass and shatter the ceiling glass to succeed in your future endeavours", CS Kariuki told the candidates.
"As we have gone through a turbulent political season culminating in re-electing President Uhuru Kenyatta with overwhelming votes, I convey the President's best wishes to you and his assurance to the Kenyan youth of mandatory internship of University graduates to equip them with needed skills as they enter into the job markets" the CS added.

She encouraged the candidates to be courageous during the entire examination process. The CS further urged the students to maintain high standards of discipline, determination and to avoid engaging in anti-social behaviours in order to be responsible citizens.

“Do not be possessed by the spirit of evil and confusion brought about by peer pressure and instead be masters of your own to determine your future success," CS Kariuki advised.
The KCSE candidates have been undertaking practical examinations which will end on Thursday while the main ones are scheduled from 6th to 30th November. Rehearsals are set for November 3.

Mrs. Kariuki was accompanied by Regional Education Coordinator Mr. Barongo and Kiambu County Education Director Mr. Abdirahman among other County Teachers Service Commission officials.

On arrival at Kiambu High School, CS Kariuki was received by the School Principal, Mr. Solomon Maina.

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