1704 students of Kibabii University graduated during the institutions third graduation ceremony presided over by Education CS Amina Mohamed whose clarion call was for them to embrace innovativeness and creativity in order to suit the dynamic world.
CS Amina said they are the main pillars that are driving productivity and growth of the economy of many countries, adding that with the skills they have acquired at the university it’s now their duty to transform the country’s economy.
She said with the Big Four Agenda, creative thinking will be handy to ensure the country achieves its targets at the end of the day.
On the flip side she cautioned high school students against misbehaving saying those involved will be traced and stern action be taken against them. This comes after a short video clip of Form Four students who had finished their exams and were hurling insults at her and Interior CS Fred Matiang’i surfaced online.
The University’s board chairman Dr. Ernest Mwangi said they have made great strides in ensuring the institution continues to nurture intellectuals who will have a positive impact to the society saying they are proud of their achievements so far.
Professor Odeo Ipara, the institution’s Vice Chancellor called upon the government to hasten the release of Kshs 64 million for the construction of an ICT hub which he says will be a game changer in the institution as it will offer a quick access to information.
Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati reiterated the support of the County government to the institution saying they are committed to ensure the institution prospers and will be handy to support where needed.
Lwandanyi MCA Tony Khaoya who graduated with a Degree in Criminology encouraged the youth that it’s never too late to go back to school but challenged those who had graduated not to wait for employment but to focus on implementing their entrepreneurial skills to survive.