The Ministry of Education on Thursday made public schools punished severely for participating in examination irregularities during the 2015 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) evaluation.
Addressing the press on Thursday after the KCSE release, Education Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang named eight schools where results of all candidates were cancelled.
Kajiado County's Kitengela Boys was the main shocker with all the 76 candidates having their results nullified.
In Meru County, 25 students from Nkumari Secondary school were affected, while Parua Mixed and Propoi Girls in West Pokot also suffered the consequences of cheating with 32 and 67 students being affected.
According to the Ministry, Esero Girls School from Nandi was another culprit of the irregularities with 50 of its students missing their results.
Mr Kipsang further named Waondo and Seka Secondary schools in Homa Bay where all 77 and 25 students respectively were also punished.
The axe did not spare 66 learners of St Paul Omonayo in Nyamira, which was also included in the list.
Also in the media address was Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi, who announced that 177 individuals including 34 teachers had been arrested and would face charges in connection to the wide-spread vice of exam cheating.
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