UON VC JOB- LIST OF SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES, INTERVIEW DATES AND PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
HERE IS A LIST OF ALL SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI’S VICE CHANCELLOR JOB AND INTERVIEW DATES
The University of Nairobi, UON has shortlisted eight candidates for the UON VC JOB.
The acting Vice-Chancellor of the university, Professor Isaac Mbeche is among the eight shortlisted candidates.
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The other shortlisted candidates for the UON VC job are:
Prof Stephen Kiama Gitahi,
Prof Eng Bernard N. Kimani Njoroge
Prof Solomon Igosangwa Shibairo
Prof Patricia G. Kameri Mbote
Prof Madara Ogot
Prof Elijah I. Omwenga
Prof Kareithi Ruth Wanjiru Nduati
According to the Public Service Commission, PSC the eight shortlisted candidates (three women and five men) were selected from 14 applicants.
UON VC JOB PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
The Public Service Commission hereby wishes to call upon all Kenyans who would like to take part in the appointment of UON’s new VC to send credible information on the aforementioned candidates before Wednesday, December 2019 when the candidates will be interviewed.
Submissions can be emailed to this email: email@example.com.
Manual submissions, on the other hand, can be addressed to The CEO/Secretary P.O. Box 30095-00100 NAIROBI.
UON VC JOB INTERVIEW DATES (2019)
The shortlisted candidates for the UON VC job will be interviewed on Wednesday, December 2019 as from 8.30 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. in Nairobi.
The position fell vacant after the exit of the University of Nairobi’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Mbithi who served for four years.
In July, the University of Nairobi’s council sent Prof Mbithi on compulsory leave to create room for the appointment of a new VC after he expressed interest in seeking a second term.
Professor Mbithi did not, however, apply for the position.
CORRUPTION AND ABUSE OF OFFICE
Professor Mbithi’s reappointment for a second term to the Public Service Commission, PSC has been greatly opposed by a section of lecturers who have accused him of corruption and abuse of office.
UASU accused Prof Mbithi of illegally acquiring Kshs 20 million, furniture and office equipment.
Besides, Professor Mbithi failed to pay university workers their outstanding arrears.
Responding to these allegations, Prof Mbithi said he was clean and that the allegations were unfounded.