Students sitting for their Grade eight national examination KCPE in Lamu County have been assured of maximum security.
Lamu County Commissioner Irungu Macharia said Grade eight pupils who are sitting for their KCPE examination and form four candidates who will also take their KCSE examinations later this week should not worry over their security and transportation of exam materials.
Speaking in Lamu, Macharia said all systems are properly laid down to ensure nothing disrupt the examinations.
According to Irungu, all the parties involved in transporting, distributing, invigilating and providing general security during the examination have been briefed and are up to the task.
Irungu said attention has been accorded to students at Boni and it’s surrounding as well as those in various islands within Lamu county.
“We understand transport within our county is extremely challenging since we will require both land and water transport to ferry examinations to various schools,” noted Mr, Macharia.
He however said those in charge of the examination will be very vigilant to tame cheating in the KCPE exams.
Macharia said such examinations form the base of pupils higher education and life as well and that the county administration will not condone cheating in examination.
Macharia’s sentiments come as KCPE examinations enters day two countrywide on Tuesday.