Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha has revealed that Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) results 2020 will be out by May 10.
Speaking at the Nairobi School on Wednesday morning, when he supervised the completion of the examinations, Magoha said the exercise a 99.9 percent success.
Magoha also indicated that several examination officers in few exam centres attempted to expose exam material before actual time but they were nipped in the bud.
“We experienced a number of cases where examination officials attempted to open the papers with the intention of exposing them to candidates before the actual examinations started. We thwarted these efforts in a few centres countrywide, some of which I released to you during my weekly briefs,” CS Magoha said on Wednesday.
The CS also noted that 27 officials relieved of their various duties as centre administrators, supervisors, or invigilators.
The Ministry of Education has been submitted names of the 27 officials to the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) for further disciplinary action.
At the same time, 37 civilians, including three university students, were arrested for attempting to commit examination fraud.
53 cellphones that were confiscated from students around the country are currently undergoing thorough forensic investigations to find out whether they were used to aid any form of exam cheating.
“As we speak, security agencies are busy conducting thorough forensic investigations to find out if the gadgets were used to aid any form of cheating,” CS Magoha explained.