Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga visited her former high school, Sekano-Ntoane Secondary School in Soweto on Thursday.
Her visit comes as thousands of matriculants sit down for their first exam paper.
Speaking to eNCA, Motshekga said she felt emotional considering what teachers and learners had to go through to save the academic year. She hopes learners have had the support needed to prepare.
“From all the reports we’ve been getting…we have no doubt that the system is ready. If anything arises it would have been beyond our control,” she said.
“But anything that we could manage we’ve put in place to make sure that we have successful exams.
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