Speaking to Citizen TV, Simiyu admitted that he was not expecting to be the top candidate in the country, but he expected good results based on the work that he had put in.
“I was sitting at home with my family member waiting to have lunch, but deep inside I was nervous because I knew the results we going to be announce,” he said.
Everyone was watching as CS Magoha announced that I was the top student, he added.
“It caught me by surprise. I was completely lost of words,” Simiyu added.
Robinson Simiyu Wanjala, who emerged top candidate in the just concluded KCSE examinations, could not hide his joys after CS Magoha announced that he was the top student.
“When I got to form four, I set a goal to work hard in my studies and to be the best, and I did, even though I was not expected to the top student, Simiyu said.
Simiyu Wanjala, a former student at Murang’a high School scored 87.334 in the concluded 2020 KCSE Examinations.
Wanjala emerged top student out of the 747 171 students who sat for the KCSE examinations.
Speaking to CITIZEN TV, Mr. Wanjala admitted that the Pandemic affected him and many other students.
It was not easy to access academic material online, but I kept doing my best.
The Pandemic forced many students to rely on online classes, which many students were not used to.
When asked about his university of choice, he said, “I look forward to joining The University of Nairobi to pursue medicine.
Wanjala’s father, who was also home at the moment, said, “Robin has been a focused boy fresh from Primary. He came from Gachie Primary all the way to Murang’a High School. Robin was so focused on what he wanted to achieve,”
Wanjala’s advice, “Stick to your dream, let nobody tell you what you or can’t do, and continue to trust in God.”