ICT staff members took the Oath of Confidentiality at the Council Chambers today Monday 21st March 2016. The vetting process started today and will be conducted on all members of staff of UON.
Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi attended the vetting exercise and cautioned the staff on giving out any information about the university. In his statement he said “any information that you have belongs to the university and anytime you give out that information you are causing destruction to the university.
The VC also emphasized that ‘there is no room for monkey business we have a commitment to work, and it is our job to improve the capacity to be able to serve the university better’. The members of staff were also asked to read the ICT policy documents.
Members were also urged to maintain high levels of confidentiality in regards to all assets of the university be it physical assets, intellectual property and also technological property. The members were also reminded of the code of conduct and ethics and the core values of the university which include integrity, professionalism, team spirit, honesty among others.
Mr Tim Mweseli an advocate guided members through the swearing in ceremony whereby each and every member present signed the oath of confidentiality form.
The VC’s closing remarks to the members of staff present were “you are the block that makes the University of Nairobi. Let us be people who take responsibility for their actions.”
Present during the exercise was ICTC Director Ibrahim Otieno.
The vetting exercise will continue until all members of staff in the university have been vetted.