Union leader blames understaffing, shoddy contract work for Kenya Power woes

Ernest Nadome

Ernest Nadome, national general secretary of the Kenya Electrical Trades and Allied Workers Union, during a press conference at Best Western Meridian Hotel in Nairobi on June 3, 2021.

Photo credit: Evans Habil | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Mr Nadome said a recent report by the State Corporations Advisory Committee indicated that Kenya Power needs to hire another 4,000 workers if it wants to offer better services.

The head of a workers’ union has faulted Kenya Power’s top managers for frequent power outages and delays in connecting customers to electricity.

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