knut secretary general wilson sossion strike notice over employment money in 2017 budget

KNUT’s Wilson Sossion strike notice over employment of teachers


The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) secretary-general Wilson Sossion  has  issued new strike notice over lack of inclusion of sufficient money in the 2017/2018 budget for the employment of newly trained teachers.

knut secretary general wilson sossion strike notice over employment money in 2017 budget
KNUT Secretary General Wilson Sossion strike notice over employment money in 2017 budget/Photo

Mr. Wilson Sossion on 2017/2018 Budget
While speaking in Koibeyon Mixed Day and Boarding Secondary School in Bomet  where he was attending a prize giving ceremony, Mr. Wilson Sossion said that KNUT expected the government to set aside atleast ksh. 18 billion in the budget that was read in March 2017 to cater for the employment of over 90,000 teachers but only ksh.  2 billion was set aside which is only enough to  hire 5,000 teachers.
CS Henry Rotich statement on Teachers during 2017/2018 Budget Reading
While reading the 2017/2018 Budget in parliament, National Treasury CS Henry Rotich indicated quote unquote, “To further increase the ratio of teacher to student, I have set aside Ksh 2 billion for the recruitment of additional teachers
The KNUT  secretary general has warned the government to be prepared for a strike beginning next month failure to employ new trained teachers as earlier agreed.
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