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Five student taking KCSE from Vihiga County Referral Hospital

Five Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) candidates are sitting the exams from Vihiga County Referral Hospital where they were rushed to for treatment.
Vihiga County Director of Education (CDE), Mr. Thadeus Awour confirmed the incident when he briefed members of press in Mbale town on Tuesday.
“Five candidates from different schools have been forced to sit for Monday and Tuesday exams in hospital at County Referral Hospital where they were rushed on Sunday,” said Awour.
The County education boss said four were diagnosed with malaria, while the fifth was suffering a serious knee injury sustained after he fell down.
“They are students at Igunga, Chavogere, Ideleri, Kapchemgum and Gilwazi secondary schools,” added Awour.
Awour has meanwhile thanked various stakeholders involved in the ongoing KCSE examinations in the county.
“The support we are receiving from various stakeholders, particularly the department of interior, has enabled current smooth running of the KCSE examinations in the County,” he observed.
According to the official, the county was yet to report any form of examination malpractices.
By Maurice Aluda

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