County government pledges to support MKU
Turkana County Deputy Governor Hon. Peter Lokoel (middle) when he hosted Board of Trustees member Mrs Jane Nyutu, and MKU Council Vice Chair Dr Vincent Gaitho in his office in Lodwar town, Turkana County.The County Government of Turkana has promised to support MKU in its expansion plans. Deputy Governor Hon Peter Lokoel made the pledge when he met with Board of Trustees member Madam Jane Nyutu at his office in Lodwar town last week.
“As a university, you are playing an important role in educating our people, which will have a positive impact on the development of our County,” said Hon Lokoel. “We will stop at nothing to ensure you succeed in Turkana.”
MKU is building a modern Campus on its 100-acre piece of land in Lodwar town. It was the first university to establish a campus in the remote Nothern Kenya region.
The Campus offers a variety of business, hospitality and social science courses. Madam Nyutu led a delegation that paid a courtesy call on the Deputy Governor at his office. She was accompanied by Vice Chair of the University Council Dr Vincent Gaitho, the Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Research and Development Prof John Nderitu, and Director of Publications Dr Ken Ramani.
Madam Nyutu thanked the people of Turkana for their hospitality and promised to boost the research capacity of Lodwar Campus. “Enhanced research will create new knowledge that will be beneficial to the people of Turkana,” she said.