Daystar University has appointed an independent task force to look into the crisis that led to its indefinite closure on April 12 following student unrest.
Both Athi River and Nairobi campuses were closed on April 12 following student unrest over poor quality services and disputes between their association and management.
The unrest began at Nairobi campus after a group of students met on the seventh floor of the DAC Building to discuss issues that saw learners boycott classes and turn against the management. police stormed in and threw tear gas canisters at students
In three months period, the 12-team task force will advise the Daystar Company board and the university council on strategies for the institution’s progress.
On Thursday, 26 Mr kiiru said the task force will also ensure all university organs work together.
Mr Kiiru, who listed the team’s seven tasks, said the members will also review and consider the investigations report by the council and make recommendations.
“Review and consider the exit report … for the Commission for University Education and make recommendations,” kiilu told the 12-team task force .
The task force will also work with the council, senate and board to find long term solutions to Daystar’s problems.
The Daystar students demands an audit report published and those found guilty punished.
The Members of the task appointent are Henry Thairu (Chair), Rose Ngara-Muraya (vice chair), Zablon Nthamburi, Reverend Mathews Mwalw’a, Bernice Gachegu, Erastus Mureithi, Lilian Ogola, Ken Obimbo, Kiragu Wachira, Stanley Mukolwe, Caroline Butaki and William Ogara.