By Watchdog reporter
Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) on Thursday released Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE).
While releasing the examination results at Office of the Prime Minister offices in Kampala on Thursday, the UNEB chairperson, Prof Mary Okwakol named district with the highest number of P7 candidates that never showed up for examinations.
“Kyankwanzi had highest absentees at 6.12 percent followed by Gomba, Kotido, Buvuma, Mityana, Mubende,” Prof Okwakol said.
A total of 640,833 candidates sat from 12,391 centres registered for 2016 PLE.
UNEB results also show that Fort Portal Municipality, Entebbe, Ntungamo, Rukungiri, Jinja, Kabale, Masaka, Mbarara, Lira, Masindi were best districts with 98 percent.
On the side of the worst performing districts; Serere, Namutumba, Bulabuli, Kyankwanzi, Iganga, Kaliro, Mayuge, Kween, Luuka, and Buyende registered the worst performance.