Kakamega County Gov’t to sponsor top KCPE candidate through secondary education

Wednesday, December 21st, 2022 18:40 | By
Photo collage of Kakamega Governor Fernandes Barasa and top KCPE Candidate Otieno Lewis PHOTO/Hon. Fernandes Barasa/Twitter

Kakamega County Government will sponsor Otieno Lewis Omondi Glen through his secondary education, Governor Fernandes Barasa has announced.

Otieno who sat his examinations at St. Peters Mumias Boys Primary in Kakamega county emerged top of the just-released KCPE results. He scored 431 marks out of the possible 500.

Speaking after the Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu released the KCPE results, Governor Barasa congratulated St. Peters Mumias Boys Primary for placing Kakamega county on the national map and for producing a joint top candidate in the national examinations.

"Good academic results are a result of deliberate efforts from teachers, parents, learners and the community. Congratulations St. Peters Mumias Boys Primary for placing Kakamega County on the National map, by producing the best student. It was a pleasure joining you for the celebrations. The County Government of Kakamega will sponsor the top student, Otieno Lewis Omondi Glen, through his Secondary Education," the county head posted.

Otieno Lewis, Fwaro Makokha top in KCPE

Otieno Lewis Omondi Glen and Fwaro Makokha Robinson emerged top of the 2022 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) class.

The two tied after scoring 431 marks out of the possible 500.

Otieno and Makokha sat their KCPE exam in St Peter's Mumias Boys Primary and Christ the King Academy in Kakamega and Bungoma counties respectively.

Speaking at Mtihani House in Nairobi on Wednesday, December 21 when he released the results, Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu said this year's candidates performed better than last year's where leading candidate scored 428 marks.

A total of 9,443 candidates scored 400 marks and above while 307,756 scored between 300 and 399 marks.

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