Prof. Isaac Mbeche takes over as acting Vice-Chancellor

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Date and time: 
Fri, 2019-07-05 11:54
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University of Nairobi Towers

Prof. Isaac Mbeche officially took over as acting Vice-Chancellor on Friday 5th of July 2019. Prof. Mbithi handed over the instruments of power including the mace, emblem, constitution, the act, the charter, and the seals and walked Prof. Mbeche through the Vice-Chancellor’s Office.

 “I am leaving with my head held high because in my tenure, the university has achieved a lot. Prof. Mbeche is not new to the university, he is part of my team and I am confident that he will deliver,” said Prof. Mbithi. “The University is safe under Prof. Mbeche. I call on all students and staff to accord him the necessary support.”

 In his remarks, Prof. Mbeche extended a hand of appreciation to Prof. Mbithi saying that he has learnt a lot from him and that he will continue to consult and seek his (Prof. Mbithi’s) wisdom.

 “I want to give you my assurance and commitment that I will do my best to ensure that this great university continues to grow,” said Prof. Mbeche. “Leadership is a position of trust. I want to thank the Chancellor and the Council for the trust they have bestowed on me to steer this university during the transition period. It is a huge responsibility with a lot of expectations.”

 The handing-over of instruments of power was witnessed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellors, Prof. Julius Ogeng’o (Academic Affairs), Prof. Madara Ogot (Research, Innovation and Enterprise) and Prof. Stephen Kiama (Human Resource and Administration). Finance Officer, Peter Busienei, Head of Internal Audit, Patrick Ogutu and Director, Corporate Affairs, John Orindi were also present.

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Sat, 2020-07-11 17:00

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