Education cabinet minister, Ezekiel Machogu has released Kenya Certificate of Primary Education, KCPE 2022.
According to the just released results two students emerged as top in the 2022 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exam. The two are Lewis Omondi and Robinson Fwaro. They both scored 431 marks.
The two students are from schools in the Western region.
Otieno Lewis Omondi of St. Peter’s Mumias Primary and Kwaro Makokha Robinson of Christ The King Academy Bungoma top KCPE nationally with 431 marks each.
The KCPE exam results were announced by Education CS Ezekiel Machogu on Wednesday.
The Education CS said that a total of 1,233,852 candidates sat KCPE 2022 in 28,408 centres across the country as compared, 1,214,031 candidates in 2021.
He noted that 620,965 (50.32pc) of these candidates were boys, while 612,887 (49.67pc) were girls, noting that the figures are a clear indication that the country has achieved gender parity at the primary school level.
Turkana, Garissa, Wajir and Mandera counties recorded significant entries for more male than female candidates.
On the other hand, Marsabit, Isiolo and Meru had significant entries of more female than male candidates.