Kenya Women Teachers Association has today added it’s voice to the savage attacks on private business that have been witnessed during ‘Maandamano’ this week and last week.
Speaking today in a statement signed signed by over 161 corporates and private sector players, KEWOTA acknowledged the significance of picketing as as enshirened in article 37 of the Constitution of Kenya, that speaks to the right express concerns through a peaceful assembly and protests.
“The growing destruction of properties and especially targeting businesses for boycotts
last week and destruction of private property this week negatively affect economic and social stability, which the
private sector requires to foster growth,” read the statement.
The members further warned against weaponisation of the country’s economic drivers that has occasioned unnecessary losses to tune of about Kshs. 3 billion daily.
The members through KEPSA noted that its members provide services to individuals from all backgrounds, regardless of their political affiliations, and called upon the government to protect businesses from any political machinations.
“As a private sector, we remain committed to the prosperity and development of our country, and we will continue to support initiatives that promote peace and stability and denounce the politicisation of private sector enterprises,” read the statement.
The members averred that as a country, we
must protect jobs and revenue generated by all businesses for the sake of Kenya’s progress.
Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) Kenya Private Schools Association – High Schools UNESCO