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Education cabinet secretary Prof. George Magoha was unable to controll his temper and scolded the Rift Valley Regional director of education, John Lekakeny for failing to supervise schools as expected in Baringo county.
Magoha had visited Baringo county in the event of following up on the government’s initiative to hit the 100 per cent transition to Secondary Schools.
His temper was shortened by the findings that Mr. Lekakeny had not toured that region which was lagging behind by 80 per cent.
The education cabinet secretary supervised the enrollment of four students into Kituro High School-This were the students who he had personally picked from two houses in Kapkut and Kaprogonya village in Karbarnet.
The CS was later accompanied by Simon chelugui ‘his labour counterpart’ and proceeded to Baringo South where learning had been disrupted after classrooms were destroyed by floods.
Cabinet secretary Magoha had also castigated ministry of education officials during a public event on July 22,2021 after they had failed to show a documentary detailing the success of Elimu Scholarship which normally targets to sponsor Kenya Certificate for Primary Education (KCPE) candidates from Arid and Semi-Arid land and Marginalized areas.
According to the CS Magoha, the tireless efforts by the Ministry of education to ensure that their is a 100 per cent transition to Secondary schools for all the candidates who sat for 2020 Kenya Certificate for Primary Education (KCPE) is greatly bearing fruits.
Three counties are blazing the trail in the effort have already clocked 100 per cent while about 10 others have also archived over 90 per cent in transition. He therefore confirmed that the exercise has seen an increase by about 10.8 per cent as compared to last year and this year.
The CS lauded several counties for making strides and ensuring that learner’s who completed their KCPE proceed to get there Secondary Education.
Among the top performers include Nyamira, Nyeri and Mandera that have registered 100percent transition.Nyandarua,Kisii and Wajir have hit between 95 per cent and 99 per cent. Homa Bay , Migori, kiambu and kirinyaga are among the top performers having 90 percent in transition.
Morever,Magoha raised concerns over the performance of the Coastal regoin which is still lagging behind with a transition rate of between 50 percent and 70 percent.