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President Kenyatta receives KCSE results, witness swearing in of Prof Fatuma Chege

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NAIROBI, 10th May 2021(PSCU) – President Uhuru Kenyatta today at State House, Nairobi received results of the 2020 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations ahead of their release to the public.

The results were presented to the Head of State by Education CS Prof George Magoha at a briefing attended by Head of Public Service Dr Joseph Kinyua, Early Learning and Basic Education PS Dr Julius Jwan, and TSC CEO Nancy Macharia and her KNEC counterpart Mercy Karogo.

President Kenyatta congratulated the 2020 KCSE candidates for a great performance despite the challenges posed by Covid-19, and thanked the education sector stakeholders for the smooth administration of the examinations.

President Uhuru Kenyatta holding talks with His Excellency Charles Michel, President of the European Council who paid him a courtesy call today at State House, Nairobi. Also Present during the meeting were Cabinet Secretary Foreign Affairs Amb. Raychelle Omamo her East African Community and Regional Development counterpart CS Adan Mohammed, Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua and EU Ambassador to Kenya Simon Mordue.

At the same event, the President witnessed the swearing in of Prof Fatuma Chege as the Principal Secretary of the new State Department for Implementation of Curriculum Reforms within the Ministry of  Education.

The Head of State expressed confidence in Prof Chege’s ability to steer the ongoing roll out of the new curriculum.

“You have been at the forefront in the development of this curriculum. You know what needs to be done,” the President tasked Prof Chege.

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