Masinde Muliro University Vice-Chancellor Professor Joseph Bosire has called on the newly elected student leaders to be objective.
He urged the new Student leaders to stop “student activism and politics” saying it’s a thing of the past.
He was speaking during the swearing-in ceremony of the University’s 3rd parliamentary newly elected student leaders.
Bosire asked the students to embrace dialogue.
He told the student leaders that they are students first before becoming leaders.
The Vice Chancellor asked them to strike a balance between serving students and studying.
“University leadership may give you an appetite for other leadership positions in the future. How you conduct yourself now will determine whether you will succeed in future or fail,” he said.
Bosire congratulated the student electoral commission in conjunction with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission-IEBC for what he called ‘credible polls’ on May 19th.
“Thank you for having mature, responsible and peaceful campaigns that led to free, fair and credible elections. It’s not easy to have such, it rarely happens; we really thank God for this.” Professor Bosire said.
He said his office is open to all the students.
Several Universities have sent congratulatory messages to the elected leaders.
They include Technical University of Kenya, Taita Taveta University, Kabianga University, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University, Murang’a University, Maseno University and Maasai Mara University among others.
Gerald Maina bagged the Secretary-General position as Amon Kiptarus took home the Treasurers’ position.
Others included Lucia Nyabuto for Gender and special interest secretary, John Mutuku – Sports and Entertainment and Adson Were Academic secretary.