The Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) commenced nationwide today. However, in Oyam district, some schools received their examination papers one hour late.
At Aryek Primary School in Ngai sub-county, Oyam district, the distributors arrived at the center by 10:45 am, and the exam began at 10:55 am. The delay in distribution was attributed to the poor road network.
A total of 33 candidates were registered at Aryek Primary School, but only 32 students turned up for the examination.
In Adel Primary School, located in Minakulu town council, Oyam district, 90 candidates were registered, but unfortunately, one female candidate passed away.
At Loro Acanpii Primary School in Loro sub-county, Oyam district, 53 candidates were registered, but only 52 students appeared for the exam. A boy was missing as he had dropped out after registration during the second term.
In Angolo Primary School, 49 candidates were registered, but only 46 candidates appeared for the examination. One girl was involved in an accident during the second term and did not return to school, while another girl was married off, as reported by the school’s headteacher, George Otim.