Hire 50,000 more teachers: KUPPET Urges TSC

List Of KUPPET Officials Contesting For Political Seats In 2022 General Elections

KUPPET Official Current Position Political seat
Omboko Milemba National Chairman Emuhaya constituency MP
Ronald Tonui Assistant National Treasurer Bomet Central Constituency MP
Ms Catherine Wambilyanga, national secretary gender woman rep Bungoma County
Akelo Misori Secretary General Homabay county governor
Mr Edward Obwocha national secretary secondary representative Kitutu Masaba constituency MP
Julius Korir National vice chairman Soy Constituency MP
Sammy Chelang’at National Secretary Tertiary representative Baringo North Constituency MP
Wicks Njenga National Treasurer Kabete Constituency MP

Currently, Kuppet has the highest number of politicians who are doubling up as national office union officials and members of Parliament.

National Chairman Omboko Milemba is the MP for Emuhaya. Assistant National Treasurer Ronald Tonui is the MP for Bomet Central Constituency, while the national secretary gender, Ms Catherine Wambilyanga, is the woman rep Bungoma County. Mr Tonui is a two term MP.

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the push for Kuppet officials to seek elective positions in the General Election will enable them to serve teachers better and also get an opportunity to serve their communities.

The three Kuppet officials being in Parliament has helped teachers more than they could have if they were not MPs, he added. For instance, he said, Mr Milemba has been at the forefront in championing allocation of more funds to the teaching fraternity.

While the Kuppet Constitution does not bar union officials from contesting for political elective posts, critics have accused the officials of neglecting their duties in the union to enter into politics.


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