“Take lead!” Amina challenges varsities on Big 4 agenda




Speaking during the  University of Nairobi graduation ceremony, CS Amina Mohammed challenged the universities to position themselves and find roles in the implementation of projects related to Big 4 projects as the government continues to implement the Big 4 agenda.

Thousands gathered today at the University of Nairobi to mark the 59th graduation ceremony since the establishment of the university in 1956. Today’s celebrations have been  graced by  the whole constituted University Council including the chancellor  to council Dr. Vijoo Rattansi and Vice Chancellor of the University Prof. Peter  Mbithi.

3,903 graduands expecting to be conferred Degrees and awarded  diplomas by the Chancellor. University of Nairobi also celebrates having awarded degrees & diplomas to over 200,000 graduates; probably since the  starting of the institution.


Addressing those in attendance, she also urged that universities should focus more on nurturing talents and ensure they produce graduates that are competent, marketable and globally competitive.

“I believe the universities should lead in providing more creative, bold and innovative approaches to development than we currently employ” she said

Chancellor  to Council Dr. Vijoo Rattansi mentioned of  the efforts made towards ensuring that their graduates get the best. Speaking in  synergy to CS Amina’s speech,  “We have also implored graduates to tap into the synergies of divergent disciplines to found corporate consortiums that in future will metamorphose into global corporate conglomerates” she said

Proud graduands have taken to social media to share their joy  and achievements as part of the celebrations.

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