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MMUST Hosts President William Ruto in His First Ever Graduation to Grace Since He Took Office!!

Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology has today, 9th December, 2022 hosted H.E Dr. William Samoei Ruto, in his first ever graduation to grace since he took office as the 5th President of Kenya. The colourful event, which drew the interest of a host of government officials and political dignitaries, saw MMUST confer Doctor of Humane Letters (Honoris Causa) in Peace and Sustainable Development to the Prime Cabinet Secretary, H.E Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi EGH.

The University graduated about 3,802 students from ten (10) Schools in the levels of PhD, Masters, Bachelors, Diploma and Certificate, who were awarded and conferred by the Chancellor, Dr. Peter Wanyaga Muthoka. The highly decorated ceremony themed ‘Mainstreaming Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development’ was an opportunity for MMUST to share its institutional agenda with the Head of State who promised to implement a raft of infrastructural and human capital development projects.

The event was also attended by the University Council led by the Chairperson of Council, Dr. Musangi Jane Mutua and the Governor of Kakamega County, H.E FCPA, Fernandes Barasa as well as the Senator, Kakamega County, Dr. Boni Khalwale. One of the earlier MMUST Honoris Causa recipients, the Secretary General of the Central Organization of Trade Unions (COTU) Dr. Francis Atwoli was also present.

Notably, the President also laid a foundation stone on the Engineering and TVET Complex which is under construction.

The 18th graduation ceremony has indeed placed MMUST at the apex of the education sector national and global conversation. MMUST is the University to watch out for when it comes to matters of sustainable development.






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