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Members of staff and heads of departments from the Central Administration attended a workshop on corruption at the Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library today 8th June 2016.
The capacity building workshop was presided over by the Ag. DVC A/F Prof. Mbeche who urged members to do their work as expected of them and leave the rest for the institution to reward them. He also asked all employees of the university to help improve on service delivery so that we can continue to build on the image of the company.
Deputy Director ICTC Paul kariuki who spoke briefly at the event noted that automation of services will ease things for example easy retrieval of records. He also urged the management to spare funds for automation of services in the university especially in the area of records.
A lecturer from the School of law Naomi N Njenga, took member through’ Leadership and Integrity. She started by stating that everybody is a leader in their various capacities and urged members to learn to submit and obey in order to be good leaders. Miss Naomi went on to explain the differences between ethics and integrity. Ethics is the rule; it is a prescription about prescribing what is right and what is wrong. Ethics is also external. Integrity is an internal system that guides our behavior, character and virtues and it is also based on choice. She concluded by urging members to be always honest and truthful and to treat everybody fairly and equitably in whatever capacity they are serving.
Mr Bernard Njuguna, HOD Planning defined corruption as ‘not doing what you ought to do but doing what you out not to do’. He also noted that corruption comes about when we are not able to take care of our weaknesses and we let these weaknesses overcome us. He urged members to identify their weaknesses and tackle them head-on. He concluded by giving a vote of thanks to everyone who attended the event.
The event was attended by over 100 members of staff and ended at 3.00 p.m