Popendetta Secondary School Teacher Receives Outstanding Leave Fare Entitlement

It was alleged that a secondary school teacher in Oro Province was not paid leave fares for 2012 and 2018 respectively. The complaint was raised with the Ombudsman Commission in November 2020 to look into the matter.

The Ombudsman Commission commenced its full investigation into Oro Provincial Administration on 2 September 2021. Inquiries and feedback were made with Oro Provincial Administration through the Division of Education

On August 10, 2023, Oro Provincial Education Division informed the Commission that the teacher’s leave fare for 2018 of K10, 621.80 was paid on 19 December 2022 and the leave fare for 2012 had discrepancies which the teacher application lodgment, therefore the teacher has to sort out with Oro Provincial Education Division.

The teacher collected the cheque of K10, 621.80 for 2018 leave on 22 December 2022 as per confirmed by the Oro Provincial Education Division and the complainant.

The complainant was very happy and acknowledged the work of the Commission.

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