Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology has a new Vice- Chancellor.
Prof Solomon Shibairo has been confirmed as the Vice- Chancellor after acting in the position since 2020.
Prof Shibairo is a former Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academics and Students Affairs of Kibabii University.
According to Dr Lydia Anyonje, the Director Corporate Communications and Marketing at the University, this appointment was made after the Public Service Commission (PSC), working with the University’s Council finalised the process of recruitment of top managers at the institution of higher learning.
Others appointed are Prof John Kuria as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration and Finance. Prof Kuria has been Vice-Chancellor, Gretsa University.
Prof Charles Mutai is now Deputy Vice- Chancellor, Planning, Research and Innovation. Prof Mutai has previously been acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor, administration and finance at the same institution.
Prof Hussein S.A Golicha becomes Deputy Vice- Chancellor, Academic and Students Affairs. He previously served as acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academics, Garissa University.
Local leaders have welcomed the new appointments.
By George Kaiga