Daystar University Closed Indefinitely Over Unrest
Written by Campus Radio on April 12, 2018
Daystar University announced the indefinite closure of its Nairobi and Athi River campuses amid unrest that has rocked the institution for the past few months.
On Wednesday, there were reports of a strife at the Nairobi campus after a failed meeting between the Senate and the student leadership to discuss an audit report on financial management.
Acting Vice Chancellor James Kombo asked all students and staff to vacate premises by Thursday at noon.
“This informs you that Daystar University Senate sitting on 11 April 2018 closes by noon 12 April 2018, “read the statement.
International students were also asked to vacate the premises and report to a designated desk at 2.00pm.
Daystar troubles begun after students demanded the resignation of Vice Chancellor Timothy Wachira over mismanagement of institution funds.
The increasing unrest saw students boycott classes on April 5 protesting the leadership of Dr Wachira.