Prof. Peninah Aloo Obudho is the new Acting Vice Chancellor at the Maasai Mara University.
Prof. Obudho took over from Prof. Joseph Chacha who has acted as the vice Chancellor since January 19, 2022 to June 9, 2023.
In a notice to the University staff, students and stakeholders written by the Chairman of the university’s council Dr. Kennedy Ole Kerei, the incoming Prof. Obudho began to perform the functions of the Vice Chancellor with effect from Friday June 9, 2023.
The incoming Acting VC is the immediate former Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics Research and Student Affairs at Karatina University.
She is a professor of Fisheries Ecology and brings a wealth of experience in management, leadership and general operations of the university, read the notice.
The Council chairman thanked the outgoing VC for what he described as exemplary work which made the university grow tremendously in all divisions.
He also congratulated Prof. Obudho on her appointment and wished her success as she assumed the office to execute her duties and responsibilities.
The outgoing VC came in after the ‘Mara Heist’ media coverage that saw the suspension of the then VC Professor Mary Walingo.
By Ann Salaton