Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Cyprian Is Nyakundi

News

KNEC On The Spot As Supervisors Demand Reimbursement of Supplementary Transport Money

CAPTION: Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha during the distribution of KCPE exams

A section of teachers who took part in supervising and marking the recently concluded national assessment tests are up in arms against the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) over the delayed reimbursement of their dues and funds meant to cover supplementary transport costs which they incurred during the tedious assignment.

Speaking to this blog on Thursday, June 2, one of the suffering contractors lamented signing the poorly paying deal whose terms and conditions are reportedly based on old and outdated rates from as long as 20 years ago.

The source additionally reveals that as they tirelessly worked under deplorable conditions on the ground, they handsomely paid KNEC officials who preside over the exercise through allowances which are calculated per kilometre.

By the time we concluded KCPE and KSCE exams in April 2022, some are rumoured to have pocketed hefty amounts running into millions of shillings, which were allegedly wired to various discreet bank accounts.

“Hello, Nyakundi,

Kindly raise the issue of payment of teachers who supervised and also marked KCPE and KCSE examinations, which were done in early March and marking completed by Easter.

They have not reimbursed teachers for the transport they used, yet others had to dig deeper in their pockets as KNEC did not pay them well because of poor transport rates that were set in the early 2000s.

The rates have never changed yet those in government (the ones who go around checking if teachers are invigilating) are paid per kilometre).

Examiners, on the other hand,, have also not received their pay despite stressing conditions during marking.

But teachers still go hoping the money will be paid to offset some extra bills.

Rumour has it that top KNEC officials bank the money in fixed accounts since the profits are so major.

All this is at the expense of teachers.

If one withheld money for over 240,000 teachers contracted by KNEC that runs into very many millions, yet teachers gave their all.

Kindly highlight this because the money has kept getting withheld over the years,” the source writes.


Would you like to get published on this Popular Blog? You can now email Cyprian Nyakundi any breaking news, Exposes, story ideas, human interest articles or interesting videos on: [email protected] Videos and pictures can be sent to +254 710 280 973 on WhatsApp, Signal and Telegram.


Comments

comments

 
Click to comment

Facebook

You May Also Like

News

Remember Josephine Mwandoe, the alleged mistress to CFAO Motors Kenya CEO Arvinder Reel Singh? Earlier in April, this blog highlighted how the curvaceous and...

News

Reports have emerged that popular Twitter personality “Frank Obegi” was one of the four men whose mutilated bodies were found in Kijabe Forest this...

News

To start with, we congratulate Ngina Kenyatta on her wedding to Alex Mwai, son of the Karen Club General Manager Mr Sam Mwai. Many...

Featured

A serious glitch in the MPESA transaction is threatening the economy and stability of the country. Though not new, this is the only time...

Copyright © 2021 Cyprian Is Nyakundi.

%d bloggers like this: