Maktaba Hall, Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library
The University of Nairobi Chief Internal Auditor, Mr. Patrick Agutu, was among the staff from Central Administration who has been sensitized on corruption prevention, ethics and integrity. The sensitization workshop was held at the Maktaba Hall, Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library on June, 8, 2015.
Speaking during the sensitization process, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi urged the staff to render services to students without fear or favour noting that corrupt practises can impair the growth of the University.
"We must do something about corruption to produce high quality and holistic graduates," said the Deputy Vice-Chancellor. Staff members were urged to avoid the bad habits that diminish the University of Nairobi brand image. Prof. Mbeche urged the staff members to take good care of records, as good record keeping helps in quick decision making.
Dr. Grace Kiringa, Assistant Registrar, Legal Office noted that the economic effects of corruption are bad for any learning institution. Such effects include; stalled projects, exorbitant prices for goods and services, unfair allocation of resources and finally corruption increases the cost of doing business. The benefits of corruption as highlighted by Grace include better service provision, quality of education, improved security and poverty reduction.
Also present during the sensitization workshop were Dr. Dismas Bulinda, Registrar Administration and Procurement Manager, Mr. Joseph Mokaya.