KEPSHA Elections abort after irate teachers invade venue.

Shem Ndolo- KEPSHA Chairman

Kenya Primary schools Head’s Association elections that were to be conducted today have been prematurely postponed. The National Executive Council (NEC) meeting convened today was ended prematurely when teachers chanting ‘Mafuta and Otiendo Must go’ invaded the meeting venue, today. The meeting called by the National Secretary General Secretary, Mr. David Mafuta, was interrupted by teachers who want Mr. Mafuta and Chairman Shem Ndolo to retire. The top KEPSHA brass is being accused of embezzlement and being in office illegally,as some of the officials have attained the mandatory retirement age.

The meeting was held at the National KEPSHA offices in Kileleshwa, Nairobi. The chairman, Mr. Ndolo, at one moment walked out of the meeting hall and ordered the media and teachers present to vacate the area. This agitated the situation as the angry teachers started chanting slogans for removal of Mr. Shem Ndolo. Mr. Mafuta who heads Mofu primary school in Embu is accused of corruption and diverting KEPSHA monies to funding own projects. More to follow…….

KEPSHA is an organization representing the diverse views of over 26,000 primary school head teachers, KEPSHA cares about a lot of issues pertaining to quality education in Kenya. The Child-Friendly Schools framework provides KEPSHA with the overall blueprint from which we are building a systematic approach to delivering equitable rights-based quality education for all of our pupils in Kenya.


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