The University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi witnessed the vetting of over 200 University staff at the Council Chamber , today, March, 21, 2016
Speaking during the vetting exercise, the Vice-Chancellor urged members of staff to adhere to the University core values as they carry out their mandate. The core values of the university being : Integrity, Professionalism, Freedom of speech, Innovation and creativity.
In a bid to stem bad publicity that has dented the University of Nairobi brand, the Vice-Chancellor urged staff to take responsibility for their actions.
He promised to support the staff members in carrying out their functions and achieve their full potential as the university gears towards world class status.
The oath of secrecy was carried out to help staff members in keeping confidential information. Staff members who were vetted are from Finance, Administration, ICT Center among others.
The staff members promised to keep university information confidential during the period of the tenure and after their exit from service.
Mr. Tim Mweseli, Acting Chief Legal Officer noted that the oath of confidentiality has serious implications if not adhered to fully. The oath was taken according to the Oaths and Statutory Declarations Act, Cap 15, Laws of Kenya.
Also present during the vetting process was Registrar Administration Dr. Dismus Bulinda and Director, ICTC Mr. Ibrahim Otieno among others.