Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) signed its 2014/2015 Performance Contract with the Cabinet Secretary of Education, Science and Technology on 9th October 2014 at a colourful ceremony in Nairobi that involved all Kenyan public universities, tertiary institutions and state corporations under the Ministry.
The Cabinet Secretary, Prof Jacob T. Kaimenyi reiterated that performance contracting was important in ensuring that institutions’ delivery of service was customer focussed. He urged the institutions to maintain integrity as a core value in their service to the public. He pointed out that performance contracting was meant to ensure expeditious responsiveness to customer needs. The contracts should also show progressive achievement through the years and should be aligned to the approved budgets. The Principal Secretary, Science and Education Prof. Colleta Suda who was also present at the function reminded the institutions that even though they were signing the contracts with the Ministry, they should understand that they were actually signing the contracts with Kenyans.
The JKUAT PC was signed between the Cabinet Secretary on one hand and the JKUAT Council Chair, Dr. Ekuru Aukot and the Independent Council Member Ms. Bertha Joseph Dena on behalf of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. The Council members were accompanied by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Prof. Romanus Odhiambo. Also in attendance was the DiPCA team of Dr. John Wesonga- Director, Mr. Charles Gaya- Deputy Director and Mr. Anderson Mwito- Ag. Assistant Registrar.