Congratulation Message to 2015 Graduands of 53rd Graduation
Date and time: 
Fri, 2015-09-04 07:41
Location / Venue: 

American Wing

Every end has a new beginning, and through proper calculation, the end is always full of smile, and that is what we are witnessing today, great achievements that are. For sure, it is truly right and just to thank Almighty GOD for this Great Academic Day for our graduands. It’s our happiness to congratulate this year's honorary graduands for their excellent achievements.

Life is a tough journey where achieving our set goals is a difficult task. Nevertheless, by becoming a Graduate Engineer you have proved that with hard work and dedication, nothing is impossible.  Congratulations on completing these 5 years that have set you up for the rest of your life.  Just remember that like university, all things that are worth it take time and effort, five years isn’t a joke!

It is worth noting that graduation is a time for celebration, a time of reflection, and a time to contemplate your great future that lies ahead. Hence, you should value this time as you did for the last five years, and acknowledge the congratulations coming from all directions right now, but do not let it stop you from realizing yourself just how great of an accomplishment this is.

Your accomplishment is not only advantageous to you and your family members but also to the University and our lovely country Kenya, more so in the achievement of the country’s vision 2030 since the government has underscored engineering as a major objective of vision 2030. Thus, you should be focused, innovative and think of ideas that will contribute to the country’s economic growth by reducing transaction costs, increasing business efficiency, improving educational standards and ensuring accountability on the part of government officials. To mean you should touch the life and hearts of others, in simple terms be job creators.

The world has faith in your great achievements supported by the fact that University of Nairobi is a World Class University and the facts stated in University of Nairobi Anthem, “We are the fountain of knowledge we create and hold the vision, God gives us grace to serve, and the future for us is bright.”

You should therefore stand tall in any given opportunity to prove your worth as true alumni of this great Department and the entire University of Nairobi by following the footsteps of great alumnus such as 

  • Prof. H.A. Ouma - Chairman and Senior Lecturer Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Nairobi
  • Eng. Joseph Njoroge- Principal Secretary,Energy and Petroleum.
  • Eng. Musa Ndeto Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Group Chairman, Director Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen).
  • John Waweru         - Chairman MIS Solutions, Former MD Telkom Kenya and CCK
  • Nicholus Gumbo    - MP Rarieda Constituency
  • Rex C. Nyabundi Suda- Nokia siemens Network.
  • Martin Kienje njenga- Netsol kenya ltd.
  • Chesang K. antony- Aggreko international power project.
  • Gervase Wakoli- Kenya power.
  • Dr. Shem Ochuodho - Senior Advisor Ministry of Telecommunicatio Repulic of South Sudan
  • Prof. Harry L. Kaane - Chairman KSEEE, Higher Education Secretary, Ministry of Higher Education Science and Technology
  • Prof. Elijah Mwangi - Associate Professor Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Nairobi
  • Prof. Mbuthia Mwangi - Associate Professor Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Nairobi
  • Prof. M.K. Mang'oli - Associate Professor Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Nairobi
  • Prof. N. Abungu -  Associate Professor Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Nairobi
  • Dr. Cyrus Wekesa - Senior Lecturer Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Nairobi
  • Dr. G. S. O. Odhiambo - Senior Lecturer Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Nairobi
  • Dr. W. Mwema - Senior Lecturer Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Nairobi

And many others.

With GOD, anything is possible, all you have to do is believe in yourself and with your graduation you've proven it. Wishing you all the best in what lies ahead and good luck and May GOD bless you and bless the new positive ideas that you will implement for the good of us all as we labour all together in search for knowledge and truth.

CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS VERY SPECIAL GRADUATION DAY! yes

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Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2020-09-04 07:41