Rift Valley Regional Commissioner Mohammed Maalim has promised parents and KCPE candidates of areas affected with insecurity that no candidate will miss the forthcoming national examinations due to the vice.
He added that the government had put in place other measures include provision of meals and accommodation to day-scholars in some examination centres in a bid to minimize unnecessary movements during examinations.
Mohammed was speaking during a peace dialogue meeting in Loruk area of Baringo County, the RC assured parents that security will be provided at the examination centre to allow the candidates to do their exams peacefully.
Maalim who was accompanied by Rift Valley Regional security team, Baringo County security team and area political leaders assured that no child will miss the national exams due to insecurity stating that they had merged candidates from different schools.
Mohammed expressed his regrets that young children were being recruited by bandits in the areas. He further directed chiefs to ensure that all children within their locations go back to school as it would alleviate banditry in the region.
“It is unfortunate that young children are used as cattle rustlers instead of being in school, something that should not be encouraged, during this era,” he said.