The Uganda National Examination Board – UNEB has withheld results 36 sitting centers in Kumi district, TNN has learnt.
According to reliable information from Kumi, UNEB is demanding schools money ranging from Uganda Shillings 10,000 to 40,000.
Sarah Adongo, the District Education Officer Kumi told TNN that she received a communication from UNEB indicating that some schools in Kumi had unpaid bills.
At least over 7000 candidates sat PLE across the 69 registered centre’s.
Adongo blamed the various school head teacher for their failure to remit their annual fee of 10,000.
Among the affected centre’s include; Aakum, Nyero, Kamenya, Bright star, Mukongoro, Kadami and others.
Adongo has called for calmness from parents as they work hard to ensure that results are released by Monday.
While speaking to our reporter on phone on Friday evening through one of the parents, the Head teacher of Kadami said that the results from his school were withheld for unpaid debt totaling to 40,000 but was optimistic that by Monday next the results shall be out.
He said that, “we are working tirelessly to pay the required money. Parents shouldn’t be on alarm.”
Meanwhile, Joykim a popular private school in Kumi district has again excelled in just released PLE results.
The school managed to get 100 candidates in Division One, and one student division two. Six candidates managed to score 4 Aggregates,.
While in Joy Christian Nursery and primary school got 62 division one and 2 in Division two with best three pupils with four aggregates, Go standard nursery and primary school got 30 in Division one and 6 in Division two.