By Medreen Aliviza.
Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha has warned KCSE candidates and teachers against entering exam rooms with large sums of money.
Speaking in Murang’a County on Tuesday morning, Magoha did not specify how much money would be allowed in exam rooms.
He said the students should be thoroughly frisked before entering exam rooms to ensure they don’t have large sums of money with them.
831,015 students are sitting for the exams in day two.
The government said enough measures had been put in place to ensure exams is not compromised.
Magoha expressed his fears that some candidates have been found with large sums of money, which could be used to compromise the exams.
“Students’ money should be handed to the centre managers before starting the exams and only returned upon finishing.” said Magoha.
In 2020, 752,981 students sat the test in 10,437 centers.
On Monday, cases of exam malpractice were reported in several regions as the exams began.