By Our Reporter
The International Leadership University has begun the construction of a new campus in Kitengela, Kajiado County.
The project’s first phase will cost Shs 159 million and will include teaching and learning facilities, a leaders’ retreat and conference centre that will serve students and researchers, a health centre, a chapel, a stadium and a primary school.
Once complete, the institution will accommodate 3,000 students.
The University Vice Chancellor Dr Timothy Kiruhi said the new facility will increase the institution’s capacity for research, conferencing, publishing and knowledge generation.
“We exist to develop leaders of integrity for holistic societal transformation. The new campus will be a key milestone towards our vision as we engage with Kajiado County to multiply value based academic excellence and leadership mentoring in the society,” he said.
Kajiado deputy governor Martin Moshisho said the project will present a great opportunity for job creation and human capital development.
Others present during the ground breaking ceremony were Justice Daniel Musinga, the president of the Court of Appeal who is also chair of the Board of Trustees of ILU, Peter Njeru , the chair of the University Council and Arnold Nzova, the National Director of Life Ministry ,