The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) has a new Secretary General.
In the elections held Saturday, Collins Oyuu was elected Secretary General for a 5 year term. Oyuu was unopposed in the elections following resignation of Wilson Sossion at KNUT Secretary General.
The newly elected secretary general dismissed claims that the KNUT is at war with the government saying the new leadership will articulate the teachers’ issues which he said have stagnated for a long time.
During the elections attended by over 1,800 KNUT delegates from eight regional branches across the country, Hesborn Otieno was elected unopposed as deputy secretary general
Patrick Karinga Munuhe is the incoming KNUT national chairman while the incoming, national treasurer is James Ndiku.
Story by Ben Chumba