A form four student of Bar-Chando Girls’ Secondary School who mysteriously lost her sight while sitting the ongoing Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examinations (KCSE), has finally regained her sight under unknown circumstance.
Maurine Achieng’ Okanda, was forced to stop her exams following the mysterious blindness. The student regained sight after two weeks blindness. She lost her sight moments before sitting her Mathematics paper prompting the school administration to release her to go back home for treatment but her eyes have surprisingly opened after undergoing for prayers in a Legion Maria Church for over a week.
Maurine was still left with seven papers by the time she developed the sickness, however says that she still cannot read well but appeals for assistance so that she can acquire some spectacles that would help her in reading.
Her father Maurice Okanda who looked jovial and extremely happy with the development equally appealed to the government and well wishers to assist her seek further medication for the daughter.
Siaya County Assembly representative for persons with disability Margaret Adhiambo Okech who visited the girl at the church appealed to the Kenya National Examinations Council to assist her finish the exams.
She suggests that the girl should be given supplementary papers if possible so as to enable her finish the secondary school education but says alternatively if that cannot happen, then the school administration should allow the student back next year but waiver her school fees.
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