From nothing to something! This is the testimony Levis Otieno Rabah, who has become an internet sensation after the release of 2023 KCSE results.
Levis Otieno hit the headlines in 2020 when he joined Kanga High School with only two bars of soap and an empty metal box. His story was aired by local television and published in newspaper.
Shockingly, his efforts and determination to learn paid off after well-wishers stepped in to clear his four-year school fees. Immediately after the release of the KCSE results, Kenyans took to social media to celebrate the young man after he attained remarkable grade of B+.
“God is indeed gracious. From ashes to riches… Levis has indeed done us proud. Proceed to University and make us more proud Champ,” commented one Netizen.
“Levis is a reflection of many poor young Kenyans who are lacking platform to showcase their potential… Congratulations you man,” Commented another FB user.
48174 candidates score E in 2023 KCSE results
Speaking while releasing the 2023 KCSE Exam results, Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu disclosed that nearly 50,000 candidates scored E.
The CS announced that a total of 48,174 candidates scored E in the released results. Among them, 19,960 candidates are females while 28, 214 are males.
Further, the CS revealed that a total of 1216 attained a mean grade of A. Out of the number, 889 students were from national school.
According to 2023 KCSE results report, 201,133 candidates attained a minimum grade of C+, which is the entry grade for university.
“Over 22.27% of 2023 KCSE candidates have attained a direct entry to university,” Ezekiel Machogu noted.
Additionally, the results of 4109 candidates were withheld over Exam malpractices. 3685 candidates were also reported to have missed exam over unclear circumstances.