The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Elect Credible Leaders, Says Knut Official

Residents of West Pokot county have been asked to elect credible leaders who will prioritize education and help end outdated cultural practices.

Speaking at his office in Kapenguria, Knut secretary Martin Sembelo asked teachers not to be involved in politics but instead concentrate on preparing this year's candidates for the national exams.

Sembelo urged government to address teacher shortage saying the county needs an additional 200o primary school teachers and 1700 in secondary schools.

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