In Summary
  • CUE chairman Chacha Nyaigoti Chacha confirmed the planned audit, saying it is to check if the institutions are abiding by rules and regulations.
  • KeMU is expected to confirm its readiness for the audit by September 11.
  • KeMU acting Vice-Chancellor Prof Maurice Okoth has vowed to turn around the cash-strapped institution admitting that its Sh3 billion debt had affected its activities.

The Commission for University Education has directed three private universities to prepare a comprehensive report to enable an audit to be carried out in coming days.

The Universities are the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Presbyterian University of East Africa and Kenya Methodist University.

CUE chairman Chacha Nyaigoti Chacha confirmed the planned audit, saying it is to check if the institutions are abiding by rules and regulations.

“We are just going to cross check if they are doing the right things,” said Prof Chacha when reached for comment.

KeMU

In a letter to Kenya Methodist University dated September 1, CUE said the institution should prepare a report on its financial position and sustainability, adherence to statutory requirements, issues of students and staff welfare for workers on full time, part-time and contract where applicable.

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