Candidates sitting the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exams in two different schools were on Monday, March 7, forced to abandon the national test after gunmen launched attacks near the examination centres.
According to the report by Kenyans.co.ke a group of armed bandits launched attacks in Kapkusum in Muchongoi, Baringo County.
The attack comes despite an assurance from the Education Cabinet Secretary (CS) George Magoha and the Rift Valley Regional Commissioner Mohammed Maalim assured that security would be beefed up in the areas.
Rift Valley Regional Commissioner Mohammed Maalim had promised parents and KCPE candidates of areas affected with insecurity that no candidate will miss the forthcoming national examinations due to the vice.
The Rift Valley Boss asked parents in the region to cooperate with the local authorities and leaders o help boost schtool intake in the region.