LIES THE PRESIDENT TOLD KENYANS
By N Nyabuto
1.Lowest paid teacher in kenya earns 23k (Truth:17k)
2.The current appeal in court is on whether teachers will be paid or not (Truth:the case is to determine legality of strike).
3.Implementing the Teachers’salary awarded by the Court the government will need 118 Billion (Truth: 18 Billion),
4. Kenya’s wage bill is equal to 52% of our annual budget (Truth: its 52% of 1.1 Billion KRA collected last financial year),
5. Implementing salary will lead to increasing VAT to 22%, borrowing or suspension of social projects (Truth: government wastage per year is about 200 Billion for example corruption costs taxpayer 100 Billion per year, conferences 1 Bilion, Foreign Trips 2 Billion, newspapers 500m, Flowers 2 billion, Procurement overpricing 100bilion etc, therefore no tax increase needed.)
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