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Teacher with an infant camps outside TSC headquarters

A Kenyan teacher has shocked many after deciding to stage a protest outside the Teachers Service Commission (TSC)in Nairobi with her infant, where she was asking her employer to address her grievances.

Lydia Ireri, who is also a single mother from Nyeri County, told journalists that TSC officials had frustrated her by allegedly revoking her letter of appointment, which made her miss out on her salary for three consecutive months.

Ms. Ireri noted that she was a trained teacher from the University of Nairobi (UoN) and had a TSC number.

She said she has been registered with the Commission since 2017 and was recruited in August 2019 at ACK Canon Mweri Secondary in Kilifi County but never received her appointment letter.

She further claimed that upon following up for the letter, she was told that her letter was written on February 27, 2020, and submitted to Kilifi county education offices, but the office said that no such letter was received.

This prompted the mother of one to reach out to Kilifi County Director of Education, who allegedly directed her to continue serving at the school as she waited for the letter.

She lamented that she followed the Director’s directive and even introduced hockey at the school, but since March, she has never received her salary.

The frustrated mother further mentioned that she received her letter in July 2020, after which her principal wrote her a casualty form to enable her to receive her salary.

Unfortunately, she said the casualty form was never submitted at TSC Headquarters, and efforts to get assisted at the TSC Headquarters were fruitless as she was informed that ‘the letter was stolen.’

Ireri also claimed that she was told that she shared her TSC number with another teacher.

A week ago, TSC announced that all registered teachers would continue to receive full salaries and allowances for the nine months they will stay home after schools were closed over the Covid-19 pandemic.

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