Meru, Kenya, November 27 – Meru County Commissioner, Fred Ndunga, has assured learners and parents in the seven sub-counties bordering Isiolo County that necessary steps have been taken to enhance security during the upcoming national examination period.
Addressing the media on the county’s preparations to conduct examinations for Grade Six, Eighth and Form Four candidates, Ndunga said enough personnel from various security formation units have been deployed in the area to safeguard the process.
“We are facing challenges with bandit attacks and cattle rustling in Buri East, West, Tigania East, West, Igambe North, Central and Mutuwati sub-counties bordering Isiolo County but we have adequate security in those areas as we speak. “, said Mr Ndunga.
He said that officers will patrol the border and educational institutions to avoid any security breach.
“All our officers are ready now and we are confident that we will have a smooth process,” Mr Ndunga said.
He appealed to the residents to avoid the commotion near the examination centers and give enough time to all the candidates to write the examination.
“We do not expect any interference near the examination centers, so motorists and entertainment joint owners should comply at least during the examination period,” Mr Ndunga said.
He also asked parents to help their children to get good results where necessary.