Teachers in some schools in Vihiga county have been transferred by the Teachers Service Commission as delocalisation continues to take effect.
Those delocalised in the recent transfers include St Paul’s Musalia Secondary School principal who has been moved to Lugari. His deputy Edwin Otieno was promoted and transferred to Koredo Secondary School in Homa Bay.
Grace Barasa, a long serving history and CRE teacher at Chavakali High School was promoted and transferred to Ndurio Secondary School in Nandi county.
Barasa stayed at Chavakali High School for record 31 years and has been heading the school’s guiding and counseling department.
Ebukhaya Secondary principal in Emuhaya subcounty Imbundu was also transferred to Bungoma Muslim School and was replaced by a Mr Oduor.
Francis Mugalo deputy principal Bugina Secondary School was transferred to St Paul’s Mushinaka Secondary School in Kakamega county as principal. Mugalo has been deputy principal for the last 11 years before being elevated to the rank of principal.
The principal Lusengeli Secondary School Mathews Mageso has been moved to Shikokho Secondary School in Kakamega county. Mageso has been long serving principal at Lusengeli where his work is being highly appreciated by the parents and the community at large. Mageso who is also Kenya Secondary Schools Heads Association vice chair Vihiga chapter has seen Lusengeli population increase to 800 students making it the mixed secondary school with highest population in Vihiga county.
Deputy principal Shikokho Secondary School has been acting as principal after the interdiction of the immediate head. Mageso will be replaced by principal from Teso.
Meanwhile, Hamisi subcounty education officer Francis Shikanda has been moved to West Pokot after an outcry from the area education stakeholders.