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Deputy President-William S. Ruto

Deputy President William Samoei Ruto was born on 21 December 1966 in Kamagut, Uasin Gishu to the late Mzee Daniel Cheruiyot and Mama Sarah Cheruiyot.

He attended Kerotet and Kamagut  Primary Schools for his primary school education. He then joined Wareng Secondary School in 1981 for his Ordinary Levels education before proceeding to Kapsabet Boys Nandi in 1985 for his Advanced Levels.

He then went on to receive a BSc Botany from the University of Nairobi, graduating in 1990. At the University, Ruto a staunch African Inland Church (AIC) member was elected the leader of the University Christian Union choir, and was liked very much by students.

He enrolled for a MSC degree and graduated in 2011 with a Master’s Degree in Botany.
He is currently pursuing a Phd. degree in the same field.



Prof. Irungu is the DVC-RPE at the University of Nairobi . She was previously the Principal at College of Biological and Physical Sciences


Prof. Wandiga is the Ag. Director at institute for Climate Change & Adaptation. Between 1987-97 he was the DVC-AF at UoN. He is also the first Principal at the College of Biological and Physical sciences between 1983-87. He is fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry England. Prof. Wandiga is the current Chairman of Moi University Council.

Prof. Richard Mibey

Prof. Mibey graduated with PhD. in Mycology from the University of Nairobi.

From 1986 - 1989, he was a Lecturer in the Department of Botany, University of Nairobi; 1989 - 1996, he was Senior Lecturer in the same Department, before he was promoted to the positions of Associate Professor (1997 - 2001) and Professor 2002.

From 1998 - 2000, he was Chairman, Department of Botany, University of Nairobi; 2002 - February, 2004, Principal, Chiromo Campus, University of Nairobi; February 2004 - September 2006, he was the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Administration and Finance, Maseno University; and from September 2006 to the present, he is the Vice Chancellor, Moi University.


Prof. John W. Odhiambo

He is a professor of Mathematics and Statistics and is currently the Vice-Chancellor of Strathmore University. He was a Professor of Mathematics and Chairman of the department of Mathematics at the University of Nairobi. Professor Odhiambo has exemplary industrial experience and has served as Consultant Statistician to the Population Council and Rockefeller Foundation's Africa Regional Program.

Prof Raphael Muatine Munavu

Prof. Munavu was Vice-Chancellor of Moi University from July 14th ,1998 to September 19th, 2002. He has held several Senior Administrative positions in universities in Kenya during the last fifteen (15) years. He was Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Nairobi (1987- 1990); the founding Principal of Laikipia College of Egerton University (1990- 1992); the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration and Finance) at Egerton University (1992- 1994); and the DVC (A&F) at the University of Nairobi (1994-1998).


Prof. Mwakio Tole

Prof. Mwakio Tole is a Professor of Environmental Geochemistry in the Department of Environmental Sciences, Pwani University College. He is also the Deputy Principal in charge of Administration and Finance. He has a PhD and MS in Geochemistry and Mineralogy from the Pennsylvania State University (1982); and a BSc in Geology and Chemistry (1 st Class Honours) from the University of Nairobi. He been lecturing and conducting research since 1976; and has held administrative positions (Chairman of Department; Dean of School; Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor; Deputy Principal) in several universities in Kenya. In administration he pioneered the setting up of structures for Graduate Studies at Moi University as the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies; oversaw the successful training of Masters and PhD students in the Capacity Building Component of the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project (Phase 1); oversaw the development of the Strategic Plans for Kenyatta University and Pwani University College; oversaw the setting up of structures in Procurement, Finance, Human Resources, and Estates/Development at Pwani University College.

F. George Njoroge, Ph.D


Dr Njoroge  graduated from University of Nairobi, Kenya in 1979 in first class honors, and completed his Ph.D. in organic chemistry at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio in 1985 and joined Schering Plough Research Institute (SPRI) in 1988.  Dr. Njoroge’s research at SPRI has focused on the design and synthesis of orally bioavailable small molecules for treatment of viral diseases and cancer. He is currently a Senior Research Fellow at Lilly. Previously, he was a Director in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry at Merck Research Laboratories in Kenilworth, New Jersey where he oversaw chemistry program in infectious diseases platform. Through research leadership at Merck, an anti-HCV viral drug Victrelis (also known as Boceprevir or SCH 503034) was discovered; the drug was approved by FDA on May 13th 2011.


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