The Students of Masinde Muliro University have come together to urge President Kenyatta to direct Education Cabinet Secretary, Ambassador Amina Mohammed to renew Prof. Otieno’s contract as the university’s Vice Chancellor.
There has been rumours of the Deputy President, William Ruto, teaming up with other professors in removing the VC. He has united with Prof. Airo and Prof. Kabaji.
Prof. Airo who has the ambition of taking over as the Vice Chancellor acted the Vice Chancellor of Moi university before being chased away.
The fight by the Deputy President and his cronies is based on tribal differences and the 2022 political ambitions.
The students under Masinde Muliro University Students Organization(MMUSO) and the directive of The MMUSO President(Clifton Kisera) have taken the move seriously. The #bringbackfao is seriously trending on Twitter
In a personal interview with The MMUSO President he bitterly said,”It is high time the H.E Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya directs the Cabinet Secretary for Education, Amina Mohammed to renew Prof. Otieno’s contract. The war to remove Prof. Otieno as the Vice Chancellor is a mere tribal and political war aimed at having the support of the Western communities come 2022 for William Ruto. Me will remain united as comrades and come out of it successful.” He finished thereafter with the “Comrades Power” slogan as a sign of solidarity.