Government to address teacher shortage in North Eastern
26 May 2016, 21:44
Nairobi - The government has started addressing the problem of acute shortage of teachers in North Eastern region of the country.
Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i announced that he has been directed by President Uhuru Kenyatta, to find a solution to the problem facing public institutions in the region is addressed by next month.
Dr Matiang'i who spoke Wednesday during a national conference for Muslim educationists and scholars, said the Director of Basic Education Abdi Haba has been tasked with leading the team that will seek to resolve the issue.
"President Kenyatta is agonized by the situation and he is committed to ensure the challenges facing learners in the region are addressed," he said at the meeting convened by the Muslim Education Council.
"Mr Abdi from my Ministry will head the team that will work with local leaders and members of the public from the region, to come up with comprehensive and conclusive solutions to the problem as fast as possible," he explained.
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