KENYAN UNIVERSITY HONOURS MWAI KIBAKI BY NAMING CONVENTION CENTRE AFTER HIM.

Mount Kenya University has honored Kenya's third president Mwai Kibaki by naming a magnificent convention center after him. The management said that the modern facility with a sitting capacity of 2,000 people will immortalize Kibaki for his immense contribution to the growth of the country's economy.

KENYAN UNIVERSITY HONOURS MWAI KIBAKI  BY NAMING CONVENTION CENTRE AFTER HIM.
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Mount Kenya University has honored Kenya’s third president Mwai Kibaki by naming magnificent convetion centre after him; The 2,000 seater facility will be open to both students and members of the public. Thus in events like plays and academic presentations among other events can be hosted. The institution honored Kibaki’s 10 years tenure and the fact that he is the one who awarded it a character.

The management of the institution said that the modern facility with a sitting capacity of 2,000 people which is located at Thika Main Campus will immortalize Kibaki for his immense contribution to the growth of the country’s economy. Interior secretary Fred Matiang’i, who officially commissioned the facility on Thursday Nov 4, lauded the university’s gestures to honor Kibaki. He describes Kibaki’s contribution to the growth of Education sector was notable and deserved such recognition.

Interor secretary Dr. Fred Matiangi officially commissioning the facility photocourtesy

In 2009 the university acquired a character at the time Kibaki was in power and it has grown to be amongst the country’s first growing and popular higher learning institution. The facility will be utilized to grow talents among students as it will give space for music, drama and theatre performances, besides local and international academic and non-academic conferences. Gicharu went ahead and described that the university would hold a pre-election peace conference in 2022 ahead of the August general election in abid to foster tolerance and unity among all Kenyan voters and leaders.

The name of the facility was settled upon following a naming competition among the students, with George Ngugi , a student from the school of Public Health emerging the winner. Kibaki’s name was a recommendation by the students before the approval of the institution’s management. Speaking during the ceremony, the Kenya Medical Practitioners Board Chairperson Eva Njega hailed the students and counseled them not to lower their safety guard as they embarks on serving the nation in their different stations.