Government Of Kenya To Hire Over 30,000 Teachers In January

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Kenya's President William Ruto has announced that the government will employ at least 30,000 teachers to curb the school teachers' crisis.

Kenyan Head of State spoke on Wednesday when they officially opened the Komarock South Primary School, Nairobi, funded by the Embakasi Central NG-CDF.

A communiqué issued by State House stated that Ruto noted that employing teachers will mark the first phase of absorbing more than 116,000 teachers to bridge the existing school gap.

The President said the government will work with the National Government Constituencies Development Fund (NG-CDF) to upgrade school infrastructure. This, he explained, will help children have a better learning environment and gain skills to prosper.

President Ruto assured the country that the school feeding programme will be expanded and made more inclusive to boost enrolment and performance.

On his part, Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua challenged Members of Parliament to be open and accountable in the use of CDF "for more development to be realized at the grassroots".

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