The Ministry of Education under Cabinet Secretary George Magoha has busted the ghost seminaries registering Kenya Certificate of Primary Education( KCPE) and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education( KCSE) campaigners.
Speaking during a meeting with directors and directors of private seminaries on Friday, 22 October, Nairobi County Regional Director of Education, Jared Obiero, said private institutions comprise the maturity of the seminaries involved in the syndicate.
Seminaries were indicted of registering ghost campaigners after the ministry ordered the institutions with lower than 30 campaigners to be intermingled and set up examination centres.
Kenya National Examination Centre’s CEO, Mercy Karogo directed the affected institutions to register scholars in bordering seminaries.
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“ These seminaries, utmost of which are in Kamakunji and Eastley, are leading the way in registering ghost campaigners to circumvent the government’s directive on the number of needed campaigners. ”
“ You have registered fake scholars in yourportal.However, you designedly added 15 others who aren’t going to take the test because you wanted to retain your test center, ” said Carogo, If you’re 15.
Obiero directed deputy county education directors to incontinently begin an disquisition into the matter and train a report with the ministry in the shortest possible time.
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These officers will conduct the fiscal and physical inspection of the nominal rolls of the seminaries and also check the enrollment details handed by the seminaries. We’re cheating the government and causing gratuitous waste to our frugality.
“ It’s formerly an examination irregularity. However, we will write to KNEC to take action, ” Oberlo advised, If we find you shamefaced.
Still, the Kenya Private Schools Association denied the allegations, saying they were unwarranted.
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