Labour CS ignites another storm with Sossion

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KNUT Secretary General Wilson Sossion and KUPPET chairman Omboko Milemba have been directed to vacate their positions as union officials with immediate effect.

In a gazette notice, Labour CS Phyllis Kandie said the two are among trade union officials who must leave office as they are now state officials by way of nomination and election to Parliament respectively.

Sossion was nominated to Parliament by ODM party while Milemba won the Emuhaya MP seat in the August 8 general election.

The gazette notice also affects Union of Kenya Civil Servants secretary general Tom Odege who was elected MP for Nyatike constituency.

Others are Bungoma woman representative Catherine Wambilianga, Bomet Central MP Ronald Tonui (KUPPET Executive Secretary, Bomet Branch) and Richard Cheserem.