Despite the Covid 19 pandemic which has wrecked the education system in Kenya for over a year now, Earl-Blessen Mogoko a 14-year-old candidate beat all odds to emerge with 414 marks.
Mogoko a candidate at Mountain View School Nairobi remained with only 9 marks to hit 100% in Kiswahili. He emerged the best boy in his school garnering position two in general after a female who scored 421 marks.
A technological Innovator in waiting, Mogoko a Kisii name that means Joy has truly become Joy to his family, relatives, and friends.
Speaking to this site in Kisii on Wednesday Morning, Mogoko said the curfew and the lockdown which at some point affected learning did not stop the success reggae.
“Curfew and the lockdown to me was not an excuse not to perform. Though it highly affected learning, our teachers sacrificed their available time to see us through. They were surely dedicated and I applaud them,” He said.
Amidst the pandemic, Mogoko told colleagues to keep up the faith and hope that form one admission will be done soon.
“My colleagues who at some point missed their target, let’s keep up the faith. Above all, I thank God, My parents, Spiritual dad, and my friends. Let’s hope the form one admission will be done soon. I cant wait to be a Mono,”
Edina Kangwana a mother of five said her firstborn son has made her a proud mother.
“Corona affected our learning institutions. I was a worried Mother but I thank God my son did well. Indeed nothing can hinder a determined mind. Congratulation to my son and others who performed well,” She said.
Stephen Oriki his father did not hide the joy either. He said Mogoko being a firstborn, has set the pace for other siblings.