Kristina Wambui Pratt, Uhuru Kenyatta’s sister, is set to receive a Doctor of Humane Letters (Honoris Causa) degree from the Kenyatta University after vice chancellor Paul Wainaina was forced to resign.
Kenyatta university, in a notice published on the local newspaper on July 8, 2022, said the nomination is in recognition of Mrs. Pratt’s as the president’s sister
Mrs. Pratt brags to be holding aBachelor of Science degree in Special Education from Kutztown State University, and a Master of Science degree in Educational Psychology from Lehigh University, Pennsylvania, USA.
The institute was responsible for training teachers from different colleges in special needs education, as well as carrying out research, performing functional assessments, rehabilitation and production of assistive materials for people with special needs.
The late dictator president Daniel arap Moi in 2002 appointed Mrs. Pratt to the Chair the National Fund for the Disabled of Kenya; a position she still holds to date.
Mrs. Pratt also is a Board member of Kambui School for the Deaf, Jacaranda School for the Mentally Handicapped, Kenya Society for the Blind and Thika School for the Blind.
The Head of State’s elder sister will be given the degree during the institution’s the 51th graduation ceremony on July 22, 2022 at the main campus.
Kenyatta University has been trending and meanwhile, come under heavy public scrutiny in recent times following a standoff pitting the institutions’ council and Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Wainaina against Uhuru Kenyatta
The feud, which was brought about by a piece of land that uhuru wanted to grab but Wainaina refused and stood firm.