Education CS George Magoha on Friday, January 17 dissolved the University of Nairobi Council.

Magoha also revoked the appointment of Prof Stephen Gitahi Kiama and appointed Prof Isaac Meroka Mbeche as the institution’s Vice Chancellor.


In a statement, the CS said Prof Kiama will continue discharging his duties as Deputy VC, Human Resource and Administration at the university.

“Prof Kiama will continue dispensing his duties as Deputy Vice Chancellor HUman Resource and Administration at the university,” Magoha said in a press release dated Friday, January 17, 2020.

Members of the council who have been kicked out include; Flora Mtuweta Mighulo Maghanga, Jocelyn Marie Rarieya, Hassan Abdi Mohamud, Isaac Chebon Kiprop, and Kariuki Muchemi.

The Education CS did not give reasons his reasons for the revocation of Kiama’s appointment neither did he explain why the council had been dissolved.

Prof Kiama had been appointed  to the position of VC on January 5 this year and was to serve for a period of five years

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