Saturday, October 24, 2020
Home Coronavirus Prof Kiama: Two UoN Staffers Have Succumbed To Covid-19

Prof Kiama: Two UoN Staffers Have Succumbed To Covid-19




University of Nairobi VC Prof Stephen Kiama has disclosed that Two University of Nairobi (UoN) staff have lost their lives due to Covid-19.

Prof Kiama addressing the staff and students Prof Kiama said that the staffers died in the last three weeks.

“These are not mere statistics. These are our brothers, sisters, parents and friends. University of Nairobi has also not been spared by this enemy, the Covid-19,” he said.

He further noted that learning at the institution has been going uninterrupted in spite of the global pandemic that has seen learning institutions remain closed since March.

“This intervention brought life back to the university, as faculty and students began to engage. As we were gaining momentum, the challenge of cost of data emerged and threatened to roll back our gains,” he added.

The VC also said that students scheduled to graduate this year should not be denied the opportunity.

He also lauded the students and staff for being resilient in the wake of COVID-19.

“I applaud and salute you all for your gallant efforts. When our history will be written, I have no doubt that a paragraph or perhaps a chapter will be reserved for the resilience you have exhibited in the Covid-19 time,” he said.

On the corncerns to reopening the institution, Prof Kiama said that Deans and Directors working closely with the respective Principals are preparing to open in a phased manner.

As of sturday 11th July, Kenya’s positive cases stand at 9,448 with 2,733 recoveries and 181 fatalities.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Top Universities in Germany, France and Netherlands Are Emerging As the Best Study Destinations In the World

The overabundance of study abroad universities and colleges offering distinguished courses is sure to baffle many students. The factors such as illustrious teaching facilities,...

How Covid 19 Will Affect The Education System In U.S

The move to online classes at colleges and universities to deal with COVID-19 isn’t making the grade with many Americans. A whopping 80 percent of...

Best Universities To Study In The UK 2021

The University of Oxford is top in a list of the best universities in the UK, which includes institutions in England, Wales, Scotland and...

NFP acquires Ireland-based HMP Insurance & Pension Advisors

The deal expands NFP’s footprint in Ireland in the sphere of employee benefits services offered for both corporate and individual clients NFP acquires Irish insurance...