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MMUST’s Chairperson of Council, Dr. Musangi Jane Mutua who also witnessed the groundbreaking thanked the National government and the Ministry of Education for providing the funds that will enable MMUST to construct an ultra-modern TVET Complex.

“As the Chairperson of Council, I assure our stakeholders that the construction work will be done well, in time and in a cost effective manner,” she added.

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MMUST Chancellor Dr. Peter Muthoka, Principal Secretary, State Department for University Education and Research, Hon. Amb. Simon Nabukwesi, MMUST VC and Hon. Florence Mutua inspects the proposed TVET Complex plan

Speaking during the event, the Principal Secretary, State Department for University Education and Research, Hon. Amb. Simon Nabukwesi, assured the University that funds will be availed to ensure timely completion of the TVET Complex. “Let us benchmark and come up with a world class structure,” said the PS.

This is the first momentous task that Prof. Shibairo carried out immediately after his inauguration on Friday, 12th November, 2021. “The Complex will enable MMUST to roll out well-grounded graduates with hands-on skills who will excel in the job market,” stated Prof. Shibairo.

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The National Assembly Chief Whip, Hon. Emmanuel Wangwe promised to take the lead in resource mobilization for the upcoming structure. “I will team up with other leaders in the region to ensure that MMUST is allocated funding so that the TVET Complex is completed,” Hon. Wangwe said.

The other prominent personalities present during the groundbreaking were Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Diriye-Member of Council, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic and Students Affairs, Prof. Hussein Golicha, the Deputy Vice Chancellor Planning, Research and Innovation Prof. Charles Mutai, Prof. Egara Kabaji- MMUST, Prof.  Ratemo Michieka-University of Nairobi and Prof. Julius Maiyo-Kibabii University

The TVET Complex which is estimated at eight hundred million shillings (Kshs. 800,000,000), will house the School of Engineering and Built Environment (SEBE) as well as the TVET Institute. Once the TVET Institute is fully operational, the Complex will house workshops, laboratories, conference and lecture rooms, theatres, offices and a restaurant.

 By:Dr. Lydia Anyonje Jairus Korir,Linet Owuor

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