Moses Tumwijukye Bwengye, the District Education Officer for Kabale, issued a warning to schools regarding any form of malpractice and instructed school proprietors or heads not to prevent pupils from taking the Primary Leaving Examination (PLE).
Bwengye made this statement earlier today while overseeing the distribution of PLE exam materials at Kabale Central Police station in Kabale Municipality. The distribution began at 7:30 AM in Kabale Main and at 8:30 AM in the Municipality, with the intention of ensuring timely delivery of exam materials to designated examination centers.
Bwengye emphasized that no student should be denied the opportunity to sit for the exam, and he expects both Scouts and Invigilators to adhere to the guidelines provided by the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB).
In total, there are 3423 Primary Seven candidates scheduled to take the PLE exams across 89 examination centers. Moses mentioned that Scouts, Chief Invigilators, and Invigilators have been deployed to oversee the examination process and ensure its smooth execution.
Elly Maate, the spokesperson for the Kigezi region Police, assured the public that security measures are in place to safeguard the examination process.
The candidates have already started their exams today, beginning with Mathematics and Social Studies along with Religious Education. On Thursday, they will complete the exams with Integrated Science in the morning and English in the afternoon.