Matiangi’s Moving Gesture To KCPE Candidates Minutes Before Exam

Interior CS Fred Matiangi on Tuesday tapped into a different side that most Kenyans are not accustomed to.

The fire breathing CS, has touched the hearts of KCPE candidates in Gilgil, Nakuru County as the national exercise starts.

Matiangi led the pupils of Gilgil Garrison Primary School in a word of prayer minutes before they sat for their first paper.

Interior CS Fred Matiang’i leading pupils from Gilgil Garrison Primary School in a word of prayer
Interior CS Fred Matiang’i at Gilgil Garrison Primary School in a word of prayer
Interior CS Fred Matiangi inspecting the exam papers
Interior CS Fred Matiang’i conversing with a pupil
Interior CS Matiangi during the container opening process in Gilgil, Nakuru County (Courtesy)
Interior CS Fred Matiang’i checking the state of the exam papers (Courtesy)
Container with examination papers being opened at Gilgil, Nakuru County

The Interior CS earlier oversaw the opening of the container possessing the documents in preparation for the week long exercise.

During the procedure, he assured Kenyans that security was beefed up in all parts of the country.

President Uhuru Kenyatta was among the leaders who sent wishes to the candidates as they faced the final hurdle in the learning process.

Uhuru guaranteed the pupils that they had nothing to fear as everyone was supporting them throughout the assessment.

President Uhuru Kenyatta during a past media address

“As I always tell you, remember that examinations are not the end but rather a step towards the dreams and aspirations you all have for your future.

“All teachers, parents, guardians and by large all Kenyans are rooting for you in this phase of your lives,” read a part of the president’s message.

Deputy President William Ruto through a tweet, followed the footsteps of his colleague and promised the candidates that they were ready for the exercise.

“You have worked hard for eight years to get this far; your effort blended with preparation, diligence, sacrifice, zeal and consistent learning is about to pay off.

“Give it your best shot for the future of Kenya depends on your creativity and commitment,” read a section of the tweet.

Education CS George Magoha however took the devil’s advocate persona, through a stern warning to the candidates.

Magoha reiterated that action will be taken against those planning to cheat during the exam exercise

He further pointed out that there are areas in the country under close surveillance during the process.

“As per last year’s exam, there are ‘hotspots’ and the epicenter is Migori, Kisii and Homa Bay.”

“We are not trying to scare the children but if you try, we shall catch you,” stated the Education CS.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *