Embattled UoN chief Kiama sends Mbeche on leave
SEE ALSO :KCSE results out todayJudge Maureen Onyango on Monday ordered that the directive by Education CS George Magoha to revoke Kiama's appointment and name Mbeche as the acting VC be set aside until the matter is dispensed with. The court order will stay till February 5 when the case filed by Kiama through his lawyer Fred Ngatia will be determined. The CS on Saturday appointed Deputy VC (Finance, Planning and Development) Prof Mbeche to act as the new VC until the process of appointing a substantive VC is completed. In a statement dated January 17, Magoha directed that Prof Kiama continue dispensing his duties as deputy VC, Human Resource and Administration. Prof Kiama dismissed the gazette notice revoking his appointment as the institution's Vice-Chancellor just hours after Magoha announced his removal. rival faction changed locks to bar him from accessing his office. He added that the powers of the VC are not confined in a physical place and he could still execute his mandate from any location.
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