17 December 2012

Kenya: University Unionists Fear for Their Lives

TWO union officials at Masinde Muliro University have said their lives are in danger following last Thursday's strike by the institution's staff.

Yesterday, the institution's University Academic Staff Union chair Susan Choge and the Universities Non Teaching Staff Union secretary Kennedy Ochieng recorded statements at the Kakamega police station.

They said the suspiciously looking people on motor bikes started following them on Thursday evening after the closure of the university.

"There was no electricity at the university and Ochieng and I went to watch news at Golf Hotel. It was here that we noticed strange people around us and decided to drive off. The people trailed me to my house and turned back when In entered the compound," said Choge.

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