The Kenya Union of Post Primary Teachers, KUPPET, Western branch has threatened to bow out in supervision of national examination following the delay of release of funds for teachers who supervised the previous national examination that ended four months ago.
Speaking after a daylong deliberations between the Kakamega’s Executive Secretary,Harrison Otota, Trans Nzoia’s Lusweti Furaha, Busia’s Balokosai Moffat and Vihiga’s Sabala Inyeni allude a possible fraud in the Kenya National Examination Council, calling on the Education CS Prof George Magoha to reign on the matter saying examiners can no longer meet their responsibilities.
The union leaders are decrying the current low capitation set out for free secondary education for schools that doesn’t put in regard the country’s economic status. They now call the government to step up the amount from Ksh. 22,000 per student per year to Ksh. 32,000.