Speaking during a ground breaking ceremony for the International Language and Culture Center at the Kenyatta University main campus, K.U Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olive Mugenda, announced that she will finally retire from her post coming Friday, March 18th.
Mugenda who is well know of her palpable transformation of the University have served her position for a decade now.
Mugenda was reinstated by the Labour Relations Court early this year after an activist moved to the High Court seeking for her retirement. Human rights activist, Omtata, had filed a case complaining that the Vice Chancellor had overstayed in office at Kenyatta University
Employment and Labour Relations court reversed orders sending Mugenda on terminal leave pending hearing of a case challenging her ejection filed by Omtata.
Justice Nduma Nderi suspended the orders initially granted by Justice Helen Wasilwa and further directed Mugenda to resume office.
Mugenda was appointed by former President Mwai Kibaki, and was the first Woman to head a Public University.