End Of Mercy Karogo: KNEC Receives A new Chief executive officer
The Kenya national examination council, KNEC, has received a new chief executive officer (CEO), to claim the position of Mercy Karogo, who has been serving in the acting capacity.
Dr. David Njengere Kabita has been appointed as the chief executive officer of Knec. Kabita is expected to assume office from July 1st 2021.
“The council is pleased to announce that it has appointed Dr. David Njengere Kabita to the position of chief executive officer of the Kenya national examinations council with effect from July 1st 2021,” reads part of the letter signed by KNEC chairperson, John Onsati.
Currently, Dr. David Njengere Kabita is serving as the education advisor to the cabinet secretary, ministry of education. The letter describes him as a distinguished educationist with over 30 years’ experience. Njengere who owns a Phd in education, is a specialist in curriculum design and assessment.
Njengere will take over from Mercy Karogo, who has offered services to the council for the last five years.During her leadership, Karogo enabled KNEC to achieve its transformative agenda through reforms which have ensured the restoration of credibility and integrity in the national examinations in Kenya.
Njegere is assuming office at a time when Covid-19 has interfered with the normal school calendar, prompting new normal examination periods. He will be expected to skillfully spearhead the two KCPE exams expected in 2022.