Francis Atwoli

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Francis Atwoli [*confirm age] years old is a long serving trade unionist who is the current secretary general of the Central Organization of Trade Unions (Kenya). He was elected to the board in 2002 having worked for several years as a member of the Agriculture and Plantation Workers Union in Kenya. He has consistently presented himself as a vocal advocate for workers rights frequently making animated speecehes in events such as Labour Day crictising politicians on issues such as their refusal to pay taxes on their allowances, and dabbling in corruption.[1][2][3] He has also been critical of Non-Governmental bodies interfering with labour disputes, and global institutions including the World Bank.[4]

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  1. ^ http://www.nation.co.ke/News/-/1056/593036/-/u66800/-/ Atwoli pushes for creation of union to champion police officers’ rights.
  2. ^ http://www.kbc.co.ke/story.asp?ID=24251 Maize importation irregular- COTU
  3. ^ You've failed Kenya, Kibaki and Raila told http://www.nation.co.ke/News/-/1056/532584/-/u2gecl/-/index.html
  4. ^ http://www.accessmylibrary.com/premium/0286/0286-24186610.html NGOs Have a Right to Fight for Workers.