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KU VC Prof Wainaina sacked again

The disturbance at Kenyatta University has taken another bend after the new committee and the board authoritatively feeling better the bad habit chancellor, Prof Wainaina, of his obligations. In an update dated August 15, addressed to staff, understudies and security at the college by acting Vice-Chancellor Waceke Wanjohi, the chamber made plans to immediately excuse the beset bad habit chancellor from administration powerful August 5, 2022.

“Any correspondence from him are invalid and void. I thusly demand you to stay centered and guarantee that the college keeps on chugging along as expected with no disturbance,” said Prof Wanjohi.

The excusal comes under a month after a court requested Kenyatta University to restore Prof Wainaina after he was suspended for neglecting to give land over to the state for an administration project.

In two letters dated July 4 and July 7, Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua coordinated Prof Wainaina to give up the title for Kenyatta University LR No. 1102/26 to permit the Ministry of Lands and Planning to remove a portion of the land as coordinated by the Cabinet.

A file image of Prof Wainaina
A file image of Prof Wainaina

Nonetheless, Prof Wainaina said the land was not inactive and was at that point anticipated. He uncovered that the board had even submitted to Mr Kinyua the actual arrangement for improvements they expected to set up, including understudies’ lodgings.

Schooling Cabinet Secretary George Magoha likewise assembled the gathering for a conference at his office, where he requested it to give up the title deed. Be that as it may, Prof Wainaina declined and was consequently suspended and the college committee disintegrated.

The new improvements came scarcely three days after President Uhuru Kenyatta communicated disappointment at “people” whom he blamed for postponing the development of a World Health Organization (WHO) local and sub-worldwide crisis tasks and coordinated factors center on the land.

Talking at KU clinic on Saturday, July 9, President Kenyatta refered to a tussle with respect to the responsibility for land on which the center point was to be set up.

He said that the last a long time of his 10-year residency would be committed to settling the question “quickly and really”.

“A couple of us who are advanced sadly need intelligence and act like exceptionally uninformed individuals who have never at any point entered a homeroom. This is the property of the Kenyan public held in trust by the GoK (Government of Kenya). We don’t work in storehouses. You’re simply a guardian. Siku zake zimehesabiwa (His days are numbered). I actually have three weeks. We will manage those people quickly and really. Tutaenda nyumbani na wao (we’ll both return home),” Mr Kenyatta cautioned.

KU then documented an objection, claiming that a WHO community is being created on its property without its authorisation. Prof Wainaina guaranteed that the package of land where the WHO center was to sit was planned for a business college, an understudy entertainment focus and inns.

The 71-year-old educationist got back in the game to the state funded college after his close to home location to staff on July 12 recommended he had given up and surrendered. There were additionally reports he had been sacked.

The previous grade teacher rose to the bad habit chancellor position on January 26, 2018, in the wake of serving in an acting limit with respect to two years. He succeeded Prof Olive Mugenda, who is currently the director of the Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital.

Prof Wainaina’s residency as bad habit chancellor has been damaged with difficulties, in addition to the land tussle.

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