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Why Knut wants teachers’ pension handled by TSC and not Treasury

Kenya National Union of Teachers Secretary-General Collins Oyuu addresses journalists in Nairobi on February 6, 2024. 

Photo credit: Lucy Wanjiru | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The proposed law stipulated that all retirees should remain on the job until their pensions are paid in full.
  • Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu announced that it would only take a maximum of six months for retired teachers to receive their pensions.
  • Knut says some teachers even die before they get their pension because of the bureaucratic red tape at the National Treasury.