Candidates sitting for their primary leaving exams in Lakes State [Photo by Mabor Riak]
By Mabor Riak Magok
RUMBEK, 12 December 2016 [Gurtong]-The examination will continue until Friday.
Addressing the candidates just before the exams, the Eastern Lakes State Minister of Education, Child and Social Welfare, Victoria Achol Kueth told the candidate not to panic.
The State Minister of Information, Nelson Makoi Makur encouraged the candidates to consider the exams as the first step of national examinations.
The Director General in Western Lakes State Ministry of education, Alfred Agolder Mathok wished the candidates well in their exams and said over 1000 candidates are sitting for the exams in Western Lakes State.
“Western Lakes State has 41 schools sitting for the primary living examinations in 11 examinations centers across the State. The total number of candidates 1934 candidates which includes old women and men sitting for their primary school certificate and out of that number, 550 are female,” said Agolder.