Nairobi, Dec. 6 -- MPs are considering blocking the release of Sh17 billion by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to an insurance firm for provision of a medical cover to teachers.

The lawmakers have taken issue with quality of services offered by Minet Insurance Brokers, which has a running contract with TSC.

The National Assembly's Education committee made the announcement yesterday after Minet and Bliss Healthcare, the medical services provider under the contract, snubbed a meeting to discuss the matter.

Committee chairperson Julius Melly said the team will advise the National Treasury not to release money to TSC for the second year of the contract.

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