Nandi County governor HE Dr Cleophas Lagat has dismissed rumours doing round of a possible transfer of Koitalel Samoei University from Nandi Hills to Mosoriot.
Speaking today during a church function in aid of construction of St. Christopher Lengubei church in Chepkunyuk Nandi Hills Sub County, Dr Lagat clearly maintained that Nandi Hills remains the Main Campus of the University where the stone will be laid, whereas its satellite Campuses will be established in other sub counties.
Moreover, the planned official launch of the University and issue of tittle deeds to residents by president Uhuru is still in place, added governor Lagat.
A month ago president Uhuru Kenyatta was expected to inaugurate and officially launch the University during the Nandi County Investors Conference, however his visit was cancelled the last minute.
On his part Uasin Gishu County governor HE Jackson Mandago urged Nandi residents to forge together and respect its leadership for the realization of progressive development, adding that he will always front for strong economic ties between the sister Counties of Nandi and Uasin Gishu.
The leaders had converged today at St. Christopher Catholic Church Lengubei in Chepkunyuk to raise funds to aid in completion of construction of the church, which was a pioneer project of the late Sammy Korir who was among the three Uasin Gishu County officials who perished in a grisly road accident.Until his demise Korir was political Advisor to Uasin Gishu governor Jackson Mandago.Over a million shillings was raised