UON students are celebrating as Professor Mbithi was on 1st December appointed as the new UON Vice Chancellor. The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Professor Jacob Kaimenyi said that Prof. Mbithi will succeed the out-going VC Prof. Magoha from 6th January 2015.
A message posted on Facebook by SONU Chairman stated: “Congratulations are in order for Professor Mbithi and you should be loyal to comrades”.
During the interviews for the job, Professor Mbithi emerged top with 83.5 percent followed by Professor Agnes Mwang’ombe with 77.3 percent.
Members of staff were equally happy as KUSU and KUDHEIHA members sent congratulatory messages. Professor Mbithi has worked as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration and Finance and Professor of Veterinary Surgery.