Head teacher interdicted over raising funds for CS’s party

A Head teacher of a Kakamega primary school has been interdicted for allegedly asking pupils to contribute money for a party.

The Kakamega Township Primary School Head teacher, Robert Opwora, has been interdicted for allegedly asking pupils to raise Sh.300 each to celebrate the appointment of a Cabinet Secretary from the area.

According to a cross-section of parents from the school the bash had been slated for last Friday, but was postponed on its eve.

The school, which ticks in national examinations, has a population of about 1, 000 pupils.

The County Director of Education, Frederick Kiiru who expressed ignorance of the matter referred KNA to the Teachers Service Commission Offices.

Commenting on the matter, TSC County Director, Raphael Tarus demanded to know the source of the information, but confirmed that the head teacher had been interdicted.

Mr. Tarus said the interdiction had been occasioned by professional misconduct, adding that the period would depend on a decision arising from deliberation by the TSC Council.

The County KNUT Chairman, Patrick Chungani said that his office had not been notified of the interdiction as required by guidelines.

TSC needs to engage us during interdictions, said the chairman.

Source: Kenya News Agency