On Saturday 30th November 2019, University of Nairobi Alumni Association (UONAA) held its 2nd Annual General Meeting at the University of Nairobi Taifa Hall. Registered members of UONAA got a chance to elect new members to lead the Association for a term of three years.
The event was graced by the Chancellor, Dr. (Mrs.) Rattansi, Ag. Vice Chancellor Prof. Isaac Mbeche and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic Affairs, Prof. Julius Ogeng’o
The following are the elected officials Mr. Isaac Awuondo – Chairman, Dr. Anne Assey – Vice-Chairperson, Prof. Patrick L.O Lumumba – Secretary, Mrs. Mildred Owuor – Treasurer, Mr. Johnson Kinyua – Organizing Secretary, Dr. Fronica Monari- Deputy Secretary, Dr. Hastings Ozwara – Deputy Treasurer, Mr. Andrew Gakiria- Deputy Organizing Secretary, Mr. John Orindi – Newsletter Editor, Dr. James Michira (Co-opted Member) –Representing the Vice Chancellor, Mr. Brian Ouma (Co-opted Member) – Representing the University Advancement and Mr. Keneth Sawe (Ex-Officio)- Executive Director.
In her remarks, the Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi challenged the members to mobilize resources to support the University especially in the areas of student bursaries, scholarships and capital projects.
The Ag. Vice Chancellor, Prof. Isaac Mbeche promised to work closely with UONAA to ensure that the Association plays its rightful role in supporting the University.
“As a World Class University, we continue to improve on our areas of weakness and we shall leverage on our strong alumni spread across the different spheres of life to make significant contribution towards the growth and stability of our university,” said Prof. Mbeche.
The Chairman UONAA, Mr. Isaac Awuondo highlighted the major activities the Association undertook in the last three years in line with its mission and vision.
“As Alumni, we remain a key stakeholder of the University as we play a critical role in advancing the University’s vision and mission,” said Awuondo. “As an Association, we continue to make major strides in supporting our alma mater as well as fostering good relations between the alumni, students, the university community and industry.”