P8 pupils start final examinations countrywide

At least 69,500 primary eight pupils across the country are sitting their final Certificate of Primary Education Examinations.

The examination which commenced on November 20, 2023, is expected to end on November 24, 2023, with 28,575 males and 30,908 females.

Speaking during the bell ringing at Buluk Model School in Juba, Hussein Abdelbagi, the vice president for Service Cluster cautioned the pupils against misconducts during the examinations.

“It is my pleasure to ring the bell today as you start your final examinations. My dear pupils It is a great day for the whole nation, and I wish you all success,” he explained.

He advised the pupils to be confident as they undertake the exams.

“I would like to remind you that exam malpractice in the past days or our exams system has been under threat and in this regard, I hereby direct cancellation taking serious measures on cancellation and prosecution of anyone involved in cheating and malpractices of exams,” he warned.

For the Certificate of Primary Education of South Sudan to be respected and honored in the neighboring region and beyond, Hussein called for strong measures to ensure the exams are completed successfully.

“I call upon the teachers to put in place measures to ensure that success achieved in the exams is sustained so that our certificate is honored and respected in our neighboring region and beyond,” he added.