The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has released a press statement clarifying on the information spread by the Nation Media  indicating that TSC CEO Nancy Macharia had released a circular that barred teachers from working as election official.

TSC circular clarification on teachers participation as elections officials
TSC circular clarification on teachers participation as elections officials/Photo

 

TSC official statement

 

Please refer to a news alert released by Nation Media Group a few minutes ago to the effect that TSC has barred teachers from being recruited as election officials. Note that you relied on a fake Circular and the signature purporting to be that of the TSC CEO, Nancy Macharia is a crude attempt to forge her signature.

 

I have sent you official documents signed by TSC CEO so that you can compare the signatures.
Please retract the story to avoid any further anxiety as it is already causing a lot of unnecessary disquiet. Further, it is disturbing that the story was run without verifying as is the practice. I have attached a Circular sent earlier on the role of teachers in elections which has clearly stated that they can be engaged

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