Open University of Kenya (OUK) Chartered by Ruto
Open University of Kenya (OUK) Chartered by Ruto. Ruto established the Open University of Kenya. The Open University of Kenya (OUK) was established today. President William Ruto has granted the OUK at Konza Technopolis a charter.
The president of the Republic of Kenya arrived at Konza Technopolis City in Makueni County at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday to give a chart to the Open University of Kenya.
President Ruto plans to investigate many projects in Konza City.
The “Innovative University for Inclusive Prosperity” idea will underpin OUK.
Mutula Kilinzo, the governor of Makueni, welcomed President Ruto to the county yesterday.
The Kenya National Open University will be established in September of this year. This is one of Kenya Kwanza’s trademark projects.
In a speech last week, the Information, Communication, and Digital Economy CS emphasized that the Open University of Kenya’s main purpose is to provide accessible, affordable higher education.
According to Eliud Owalo, the government is on the verge of ensuring that the Kenya Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Kenya-AIST) opens its doors in Konza Technopolis.
Kenya-AIST is still being worked on, according to CS. The facility will be opened this year once the construction is completed.
The legal framework proposed two months ago that the OUK be awarded a Charter and permitted to reopen in September 2023.
After a lengthy process of establishing the Over 18s institution. The first class of students is expected to arrive in September of this year.
Professor Ezra Maritim will preside over the OUK Technical Committee. The president will be the chancellor of the institutions. The president, on the other hand, is free to choose the Chancellor.
The CS for education must appoint the vice chancellor (VC). The president will, however, choose the chair of the council. The remainder of the OUK structure will be made up of traditional universities.