Uhuru leads Kenyans in Labour Day celebrations

May 1, 2015 7:24 am
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The government has been under pressure to increase the minimum wage for workers as well as provide an enabling environment for business in the country.
The government has been under pressure to increase the minimum wage for workers as well as provide an enabling environment for business in the country.
NAIROBI, Kenya, May 1- President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday led Kenyans in celebrating this year’s Labour Day celebrations which is marked annually by workers.

He was accompanied by top government officials, including acting Labour Cabinet Secretary Racheal Omamo and a host of other cabinet Secretaries including Joseph Nkaissery (Interior) Anne Waiguru (Devolution), Jacob Kaimenyi (Education) among others.

Top union officials led by the Secretary General of the Central Organization of Trade Unions (COTU) Francis Atwoli were also present, with calls of increased minimum wage for workers expected to dominate their speeches.

The government has been under pressure to increase the minimum wage for workers as well as provide an enabling environment for business in the country

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