Teachers’ strike called off

Teachers countrywide have finally called off their five week strike and will resume classes on Monday.

Making the announcement, Kenya National Union of Teachers Secretary General said  they had agreed to end the strike to abide by the court ruling directing them to return to work.

”We are formally announcing that third term commences this Monday. We love this country, teachers should be in class at 8a.m, said Sossion.”

Sossion further asked TSC to pay teachers their September salaries.

He however warned that teachers will not hesitate to go on strike again if TSC fails to award the 50-60 pc salary award as ordered by the court within 90 days.

”TSC is blatantly defying court orders by failing to pay teacher,” added Sossion.

Sossion said that the ruling by Justice Nelson Obuodha suspending the strike and failure by Justice Nduma Nderi to issue orders not to suspend the strike were unfair.

The union also hit out at TSC for failing to comply with an earlier court order warning it against withholding teachers’ pay for the month of September.