President Uhuru grants  Charters to 8 universities

President Uhuru grants Charters to 8 universities

BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,2ND AUG,2022-President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday extended his tour to Kakamega State Lodge for issuance of Charters to eight universities.

Half of the universities are private institutions.

President Uhuru Kenyatta, CS Eugene Wamalwa and Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya during the Charter issuance in Kakamega on August 2 2022 .

President Uhuru Kenyatta, CS Eugene Wamalwa and Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya during the Charter issuance in Kakamega on August 2 2022 .
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The public universities included Kaimosi Friends University in Vihiga,  Alupe University in Busia, Tom Mboya University in Homa Bay and Tharaka University in Tharaka Nithi county.

The Charter certificate for Alupe University.

The Charter certificate for Alupe University.
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The Charter certificate for Tom Mboya University.

The Charter certificate for Tom Mboya University.
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Guests at the Charter issuance ceremony.

Guests at the Charter issuance ceremony.
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The President was accompanied by CS Eugene Wamalwa and Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya.

 

President Uhuru Kenyatta, CS Eugene Wamalwa and Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya during the Charter issuance in Kakamega on August 2 2022 .

President Uhuru Kenyatta, CS Eugene Wamalwa and Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya during the Charter issuance in Kakamega on August 2 2022 .
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Attendees during the Charter issuance in Kakamega on August 2 2022 .

Attendees during the Charter issuance in Kakamega on August 2 2022 .
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The Charter certificate and officials during the Charter issuance on August 2, 2022.

The Charter certificate and officials during the Charter issuance on August 2, 2022.
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Officials during the Charter issuance in Kakamega on August 2 2022.

Officials during the Charter issuance in Kakamega on August 2 2022.
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Private universities issued with the Charters are Lukenya University of Makueni, Zetech University of Kiambu, Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology in Nairobi and East African University of Kajiado.

The Charter certificate for Zetech University.

The Charter certificate for Zetech University.
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Gold-plated Charter swords.

Gold-plated Charter swords.
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Uhuru later visited Nzoia Sugar Company in Bungoma county to assess the progress of the ongoing rehabilitation of the company.

He will also meet sugarcane farmers in the county.

Attendees at the Charter issuance ceremony in Kakamega town on August 2, 2022.

Attendees at the Charter issuance ceremony in Kakamega town on August 2, 2022.
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Other projects the President launched include the Dada Export Processing Zone Limited, a garment manufacturing factory for the export market.

The Charter certificate for Kariri Women University of Science and Technology.

The Charter certificate for Kariri Women University of Science and Technology.
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Uhuru has been on a mission to in commissioning different projects across the country.

On Monday, he launched the new Kisumu Railway station and on Tuesday, he commissioned the Kisumu Shipyard and the MV Uhuru II ship, Kenya’s first locally-assembled vessel.

The Charter certificate for Kaimosi Friends University

The Charter certificate for Kaimosi Friends University
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