The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Lucy Irungu launched Machakos University Cleaning and Environment Day on Friday 6th July 2018. This event will be held on every last Friday of each month to ensure that the University achieves the highest standards of cleanliness. Present at the launch were Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Research, Innovation and Linkages, Prof. Peter Mwita, Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Academics and Student Affairs, Prof. Joyce Agalo and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Administration, Planning and Finance, Prof. Douglas Shitanda, all registrars, staff and students
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Lucy Irungu (middle in red gloves) is flanked to right by Prof. Peter Mwita and to the left Prof. Douglas Shitanda at the launch of Machakos University Cleaning and Environment Day.
In her message, the Vice-Chancellor said that Machakos University will maintain a tradition of cleaning enshrined in; cleaning for safety, Cleaning for brand protection and Cleaning to protect the lifespan of facilities.
“So, ladies and gentlemen, today I launch Machakos University Cleaning and Environment Day, with one key message, Keep Machakos University Clean. Cleaning plays a vital role in our daily lives, be it personal hygiene or setting environmental standards. Effective cleaning is our defense against viruses and infectious diseases and it is our tool to win public confidence and remain attractive.” Prof. Irungu remarked.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Lucy Irungu leads members of Management in a dance to mark the Cleaning and Environment Day
The Vice-Chancellor Prof. Irungu taking part in the cleaning exercise.
Prof. Lucy Irungu is joined by members of University Top Management, Prof. Joyce Agalo (in blue) Prof. Peter Mwita (with spade) and Prof. Douglas Shitanda (picking litter in white cape) as Prof. Charles Ombuki (Dean, School of Business and Economics prepares to lift the litter bin)
Ag. Registrar (Research, Innovation & Linkages) Dr. Wycliffe Amukowa and Head of Human Resource Ms. Rose Matolo at work
The students were not left out.
Students leader, Sheila Tuei leads fellow comrades.
Staff joined in the exercise: This Rachael from the Directorate of ICT with her colleagues.