[PHOTOS] Happy moments as KU vice chancellor reinstated

His return comes after the council that sacked him resigned earlier this week.

In Summary
  • The court also stopped KU from advertising the VC's position pending the determination of the case.
  • Prof Kiamba’s council had terminated his term as the university VC and appointed Prof Waceke Wanjohi as the acting vice chancellor.
Kenyatta University students and some staff members in celebration as they welcome their VC Prof Paul Wainaina on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Kenyatta University students and some staff members in celebration as they welcome their VC Prof Paul Wainaina on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

Kenyatta University vice chancellor Paul Wainaina on Wednesday returned to the university in the company of about 100 students to reclaim his position.

He was sacked in July but obtained orders stopping the sacking.

His return comes after the council that sacked him resigned earlier this week.

Kenyatta University VC Prof Paul Wainaina is received by the institution's staff members at his office after being reinstated on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Kenyatta University VC Prof Paul Wainaina is received by the institution's staff members at his office after being reinstated on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

The decisions of that council have been overturned by the new council.

“Honesty pays. I’m back and we will handle the issues that made me go away,” Wainaina said after being reinstated.

Kenyatta University students and some staff members as they welcome their VC Prof Paul Wainaina on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Kenyatta University students and some staff members as they welcome their VC Prof Paul Wainaina on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

The court also stopped KU from advertising the VC's position pending the determination of the case.

Prof Kiamba’s council had terminated his term as the university VC and appointed Prof Waceke Wanjohi as the acting vice chancellor.

Kenyatta University students and some staff members welcome their VC Prof Paul Wainaina on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Kenyatta University students and some staff members welcome their VC Prof Paul Wainaina on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Kenyatta University VC Prof Paul Wainaina is received by the institution's staff members at his offices after being reinstated on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Kenyatta University VC Prof Paul Wainaina is received by the institution's staff members at his offices after being reinstated on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Kenyatta University students and some staff members as they welcome their VC Prof Paul Wainaina on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Kenyatta University students and some staff members as they welcome their VC Prof Paul Wainaina on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Kenyatta University VC Prof Paul Wainaina addresses journalists at the institution's administration block after being reinstated on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Kenyatta University VC Prof Paul Wainaina addresses journalists at the institution's administration block after being reinstated on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Kenyatta University students and some staff members celebrate as they welcome their VC Prof Paul Wainaina on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Kenyatta University students and some staff members celebrate as they welcome their VC Prof Paul Wainaina on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Kenyatta University VC Prof Paul Wainaina is received by the institution's staff members at his office after being reinstated on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Kenyatta University VC Prof Paul Wainaina is received by the institution's staff members at his office after being reinstated on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Prof Paul Wainaina meets members of the clergy after his come back in KU on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Prof Paul Wainaina meets members of the clergy after his come back in KU on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Kenyatta University students and some staff members in celebration as they welcome their VC Prof Paul Wainaina on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Kenyatta University students and some staff members in celebration as they welcome their VC Prof Paul Wainaina on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Prof Paul Wainaina after being reinstated in KU on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Prof Paul Wainaina after being reinstated in KU on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Prof Paul Wainaina after being reinstated in KU on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Prof Paul Wainaina after being reinstated in KU on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
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