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Uproar over Egerton University’s Sh70 million gate

 Egerton University's new gate.

On June 14, Njoro-based Egerton University launched a state-of-the-art gate.

According to reports, the gate which was constructed at a whopping Sh70 million took two years to construct.

The gate, which boasts of ultra-modern security features was initiated by the institution’s former Vice Chancellor Prof Rose Mwonya in 2017.

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During its construction, Mwonya was suspended over claims of mismanaging the institution.


Following the unveil, a section of Kenyans on twitter argued that the monies put into the project could have been diverted in improving the quality of education at the institution.

Here are some of the sentiments:

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