By Micheal Njuguna
The Central Organization of Trade Union COTU has expressed the need for a concerted effort in the war against the escalating corruption in the country.
COTU Secretary General Francis Atwoli says that there is need for all Kenyans of good will to stand up and curb corruption a matter he says should not be left to the government alone.
Speaking on Saturday afternoon during a meeting with COTU’s shop stewards at solidarity house, COTU said that corruption has become rampant urging Kenyans not to allow few individuals to enjoy public resources at the expense of Kenyans who are subjected to poverty.
He revealed that on 21st of May, COTU will make its political resolution regarding the interest of Kenyan workers a head of the next general election saying that COTU will mobilize workers not to support any politician with corruption history.
The giant union’s secretary general further stated that one of its main agenda in this year’s Labour Day celebrations will be demanding for a minimum wage of 40 percent salary increment to all workers.
The shop Stewarts meeting was convened for deliberation a head of the forthcoming Labour Day on 1st May.