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TSC issues disciplinary letters to 5000 striking teachers

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Teachers Service Commission has issued 5000 letters to striking head of schools instructing them to appear before the commission to explain why they’re not in class.

TSC Chairperson Lydia Nzomo explained that the disciplinary letters were issued to the teachers following an earlier warning that a stern action would be taken against any teacher who will abscond duties.

Ms.Nzomo warned that more letters will be drafted and sent to all teachers countrywide for disciplinary action, arguing that TSC mandate is to ensure teachers perform their duties to the letter and also punish those who don’t adhere to the code of conduct.

But speaking on Wednesday morning at Uhuru park,KNUT Secretary General Wilson Sossion dared TSC to take action on even a single teacher; they will know the power of a Teacher in Kenya

COTU Secretary General also joined the teachers in condemning the TSC, stating that what the teachers are demanding is not a favour but their right.

On Tuesday, Deputy President William Ruto held a length meeting with officials from TSC, KUPPET and KNUT to discuss the issue of teachers’ salaries but the meeting did not yield fruits, prompting KNUT to officially announce the commencement of a countrywide strike.