A Police Station in South Sudan’s Lakes State has allowed a pupil to sit for the 2015 Primary Leaving Certificate Examination (PLC) within the station’s compound.
Good News Radio a local community radio of the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek and a member of the Catholic Radio Network reported on Tuesday that the State’s Education Minister, Dut Makoi confirmed that the pupil’s request to sit for examination at Rumbek Central Police had been granted.
Makoi also told Good News Radio that the State Government has put in place sufficient security measures to ensure that the examination exercise is concluded without interference.
The Minister said police officers have been deployed to the 20 examination centers across the State to provide security for the 3190 sitting for the PLC examination adding that candidates from areas affected by insecurity have been shifted to safer centers.
Concerns over rising Incidents of violent conflict in some pockets of South Sudan’s Lake State have been dominated local media reports for the past few months.