By Kevin Koech
Education CS George Magoha on Thursday, April 15, officially released the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE).
Speaking during the event at Mtihani House, Magoha noted that the overall performance in 2020 improved compared to that of 2019.
The CS announced one Mumo Faith Kawii as the top candidate having scored 433 marks.
Mumo was followed closely by Wesonga Yuvet Nanzala and Murithii Angel Gakenia who tied with 432 marks.
Third position was taken by Samuel Wanyonyi 431, Castro William 431 and Maureen Tarus 431.
Others were Abiud Kipkurui 430, Margaret Mwangi 430, Dennis Omondi 429 and Joyce Nkatha 429.
1,179,182 million candidates sat the KCPE exam between March 22 and March 24, 2021.
590,450 candidates of the KCPE 2020 were boys representing (50.07%) and 588,742 were girls representing (49.93%).