COTU Secretary General Atwoli accuses President Uhuru of sidelining the union during Obama trip
SEE ALSO :Obama varsity opens“As a Kenyan who leads the labour movement and speaks for East Africa under the banner of the East African Trade Union Confederation, for Africa as the President of the Organization of African Trade Union Unity, and more importantly leads the organization that to date still has in library the Obama Senior files; the ourganisers should have seen the ambiguity in the whole address in inviting me at the banquet,” Atwoli said. “We are not indeed complaining but as a matter of international concern and knowing very well that American workers supported the Democratic Party that sponsored Obama to White House and Labour Security comes from workers, how could organisers omit COTU while remembered to pay special tribute to late Mboya.” In his lecture, Atwoli urged the government to recorgnise living heroes and move away from the norm of celebrating heroes when dead or languishing in abject poverty.
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