, NAIROBI, Kenya May 1 – The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) is now urging President Uhuru Kenyatta to fulfill his promise of having teachers paid their dues.
KNUT Chairman Mudzo Nzili said teachers have waited for long their pay increase promise as contained in a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
“Teachers are among the Kenyan workers and their demands must be met,” he said.
Nzili was speaking this afternoon at Uhuru Park during celebrations to mark this year’s Labour Day celebrations.
“Teachers have waited for long and that is why we want this issue sorted,” Nzili added, while directing the message to the Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i who was among ministers present at the event.
The celebrations were also attended by Cabinet Secretaries, Jacob Kaimenyi of Lands, Eugene Wamalwa of Water as well as Labour’s Phylis Kandie who represented President Uhuru Kenyatta.