As Kenyans a wait KNUT’s response to Uhuru’s underwhelming statement, a top official has indicated that the strike s on and that the president failed to address the fundamentals regarding the salary dispute.
Here is what Geoffrey Mogire a KNUT national official shared with the public that mirrors what SG Hon Sossion will release to the public later today:>
The President’s speech basically sought to incite public and draw sympathy through incorrect figures on teachers salaries.
1. He didn’t respond to the fact that it is government that took us to court,lost cases up the supreme court and is in contempt.
2. He didn’t acknowledge his government being a product of the same court.
3. He’s not asked teachers to resume work.
4. He’s basically asked MoE and Tsc to take relevant action meaning Tsc to sack us in complete disregard of the law.
5.He wants us to be out up to February 2016 and descend into desperation and have TSC hire us on new terms,including on contract.
6.It is laughable that a head of state can surely admit that private institutions are better than his public own ones. Why that is the case is actually his own making.
We are firmly on strike!