The University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Stephen Kiama and other heads are risking going to jail after disregarding a court order. The Universities' Academic Staff Union (UASU) now wants them to be taken behind the bars for at least six months. The VC and other heads did not follow a court order that stopped the institution of higher learning from implementing changes that led to restructuring one of the oldest institutions in the country.
The UASU lawyer Titus Koceyo has now ruled that the University of Nairobi Vice Chancellor be jailed in a period not less than six months. Titus Koceyo directed that the institution's Vice Chancellor, Associate Acting vice Chancellor in charge of Academic affairs professor Julius Ogeng'o,Acting Chief Operation Officer Brian Ouma and the institution's acting office faculty of Arts professor Ephraim Wahome.
photo from kenya24News From right: Mr George Omondi and his significant other Hellen Achieng' with their kids Abraham Odhiambo 7, Brian Ouma 14, and Evans Odhiambo, and their girl Lucy Atieno at their home in Benga Village, Uriri Sub County. Ms Achieng' and her five kids are recovering at Migori County Referral Hospital in the wake of losing their visual perception.
From right: Mr George Omondi and his spouse Hellen Achieng’ with their kids Abraham Odhiambo 7, Brian Ouma 14, and Evans Odhiambo, and their daughter Lucy Atieno at their home in Benga Village, Uriri Sub County. Ms Achieng' and her five youngsters are convalescing at Migori County Referral Hospital after losing their eyesight.
From right: Mr George Omondi and his wife Hellen Achieng’ with their children Abraham Odhiambo 7, Brian Ouma 14, and Evans Odhiambo, and their daughter Lucy Atieno at their home,Photo Courtesy Residents of Thim Jope village in Uriri sub county ,Migori county were left in shock after a bizarre incident whereby a family of six lost their eyesight under unclear circumstances.
The Universities' Academic Staff Union recommends that UON VC and other leaders to be jailed for at least six months. The Universities' Academic Staff Union(UASU) has proposed that the following leaders of the University of Nairobi to be jailed at least for six months:starting with the Vice Chancellor, Professor Stephen Kiama, the Acting Associate VC in charge of Academic Affairs, Prof. Julius Ogeng'o, Acting Chief Operations Officer, Brian Ouma, and Acting Executive Dean Faculty of Arts, Prof. Ephraim Wahome.
The Labour Court has barred the University of Nairobi from scrapping its old structure until a case filed by a lecturers’ union is heard and determined.Justice Maureen Onyango saved five deputy vice-chancellors whose jobs are uncertain. “The application dated July 19, 2021, is certified urgent and fixed for hearing on July 28, 2021.