Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) Uasin Gishu Secretary General Elijah Maiyo has led teachers in the region against condemning Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha who was captured on camera insulting an aged Education Director from the county.
According to Maiyo, Magoha’s utterances towards County Director of Education Gitonga Mbaka were in appropriate and he needs to apologise to the latter.
The teachers want President Uhuru Kenyatta to send the CS home on grounds that he is incompetent.
“We are calling the CS to issue an apology immediately, failure to which we are going to seek legal redress because it is unbecoming of a man of his stature to refer to an Education Director as a fool.
“He insulted the County director in front of students, parents, teachers and visitors, this is wrong and will not be tolerated,” he said as quoted by Citizen.
Magoha Attacking Mr Mbaka
On Sunday, a video emerged online showing Prof Magoha hitting out at Mbaka while conducting an inspection at Langas Primary School in Eldoret.
He faulted Mr Mbaka for the poor state of the school he was inspecting, and later dismissed him from the meeting.
Mr Mbaka tried to assure the CS that he was addressing the said issue, but Prof Magoha could hear none of it opting to send him away.
“Nikisema wewe ni mjinga ni uwongo , you are talking about the report I’m talking about what is on the ground… Unaweza enda, can you get away from this meeting now, we ni mjinga kabisa…He doesn’t understand the problem,” Magoha said.