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Kenya: Sacked Vihiga Health Workers Stage Protest, Demand Unpaid Salaries

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More than 500 health workers, who were sacked by the county government of Vihiga over irregular recruitment, have protested the decision saying they were being targeted unfairly.

This happened as Governor Wilber Ottichilo sacked the country's secretary Francis Ominde after months of infighting over claims of insubordination, gross misconduct and incompetence.

The decision by the governor to send the official packing came a day after the devolved unit said it had terminated the services of at least 528 health staff over irregular hiring.


Mr Ominde, who was previously interdicted, had secured a stay order blocking the sacking of staff in the health department, a move that

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