County KNUT wants Sossion out as Sec Gen ahead of national polls, back rival

PHOTO:LTN/Migori county KNUT chairman John Mangeteni (C), secretary general Caleb Opondi (L) and treasurer Paul Girwa

The Migori county Kenya National Union of Teachers council have joined a lineup crafted to kick out nominated MP Wilson Sossion as the giant union Secretary General.

The council which has four branches of Migori, Rongo, Kuria East and Kuria West said they will support Collins Henry Oyu who seeks to unseat Sossion.

Oyu is from Nyanza region and the same to Kennedy Nyamwanda who was also endorsed for the Assistant National Treasurer for the national polls slotted for June.

Paul Girwa, the council treasurer said because of Sossion leadership the union have been bleeding numbers and have a bad relation with the Teachers Service Commission (TSC).

Girwa said Sossion used the position of the secretary general to auction teachers from the country for his personal gains.Caleb Opondi, the Knut Secretary General said the move to back the two comes with a team crafted in all regions nationally.

In the team, the national chairman slot will go to Patrick Karinga from Central, National Treasurer will be James Ndiko from Eastern Region and the Deputy Secretary General will be Otieno Agola from Nairobi region.

The first Vice National Chairman will be Stanley Mutai from Rift Valley.

By LTN Reporter