Mutua Emmanuel, a fourth-year student at the Faculty of Education and Community Studies and a Campus Coordinator, Africa Youth Leadership Forum together with Caroline Bosire, a student from the Faculty of Science were nominated to represent the University in a Master Trainers Course on Voter Education and Peace Building at the Kenya School of Government. The course was sponsored by the Universities and Colleges Students Peace Association of Kenya (UCSPAK) and the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).
UCSPAK is a non-profit and a non-political students’ association whose objective is to promote peace in the country and in institutions of higher learning. The Association works closely with Vice-Chancellors and Deans through KUDSA (Kenya University Deans of Students’ Association) to train and mobilize students to promote and embrace peace in their respective institutions and their counties of origin during the electioneering period.
On this note, the mandate of the above-named two delegates was to come up with peace campaign forums, voter training sessions for the student fraternity and social media peace campaigns.
On 2nd and 3rd July, they hosted a peace campaign and voter education sessions at Main Campus which many students participated in. They are using the following hashtags #egertonforpeace #comradespeace #letpeacewin #miminimkenyadaima #enezaamani #nitatendawajibuwangu #electionbilanoma