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Wed, 2016-05-04 10:15


The senate proposed to have the Students Organization at the University of

Nairobi, SONU to be reformed in a meeting held on April 27th, 2016.

The proposed changes include:

  • Put a term limit for executive positions so that many students get opportunity
  • to lead.
  • Reduce stakes involved or benefits to office bearers so as to reduce tension
  • between the winning and losing candidates.
  • Review the sources of finances to SONU and regulate the level of campaign
  • expenses.
  • Reduce the role of incumbent office bearers in the management of electoral
  • process.
  • Introduce minimum qualifications for candidates in order to promote
  • leadership with good academic and moral standing.
  • Review the voting and tallying process.
  • Review membership and membership fees.


The objective of the proposal is to make the student organization geared

towards accountability and meeting the student needs and the University


In a press release signed by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi said that

these are the drastic measures that the Senate resolved to take to ensure

a reviewed SONU.


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