PS Inyangala And Senior Government Officials Visit KU Students In Hospital


The Principal Secretary for University Education and Research, Dr. Beatrice Inyangala on Wednesday visited students from Kenyatta University at Avenue Hospital, Parklands in Nairobi who sustained various injuries in an accident that occurred at Maungu in Voi Sub-county.

In a press statement sent to newsrooms, Dr. Inyangala who comforted each students in their respective wards, wished them a quick recovery and urged them to take courage.

The students who were headed for a trip to Mombasa were involved in a grisly road accident involving a Kenyatta University bus and a trailer on Monday night.

Eleven students lost their lives to the tragedy while 21 others sustained serious injuries.

The Hospital Manager, Dr. Said Mohammed said the hospital received 18 accident victims, whom health personnel at the facility worked without sleep to stabilize them.

‘We are happy that 17 of the patients admitted here are in stable condition,’ Dr. Mohammed said, moments after taking the Principal Secretary around all the wards
where the students are been admitted.

He said only one accident victim is still in critical condition, adding, that the staff was doing all it can to stabilize the situation.

Of the 18 accident victims at the hospital, 12 are female and six are male students.

The Principal Secretary was accompanied by the Chief Executive Officer and Board Secretary at Higher Education Loans Board, Mr. Charles Ringera, the Chief Executive Officer, Commission for University Education, Prof Mike Kuria, Chief Executive, Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service, Ms Agnes Wahome, Chief Executive, University Funding Board, Geoffrey Monari, and the Chief Executive Officer, National Research Fund, Prof Dickson Andala.

Source: Kenya News Agency