Girls who missed P8 exams due to pregnancies told to go back to school
Girls who failed to sit the 2022 South Sudan Certificate of Primary Examinations have been told to go back to school.
The P8 examinations were released on Friday, July 15 by the South Sudan Examination Council.
About 8, 820 students did not sit the papers for several reasons including pregnancies, the Ministry of Education said.
“Some female students were in maternity situations. Let them go back to school,” Martin Tako, Deputy Minister of General Education and Instruction said while announcing the results.
Only 49, 541 (29 173 male and 20389 female) out of 54, 361 (32, 063 male 22, 389 female) registered students wrote the examinations.
“We also reported absentees who registered for examinations but failed to sit for some unknown reasons.
“Those who failed should not depart from the learning process. They should go back to school,” said.
The examination was written between February 14- 18 this year.