Prof. Ngugi wa Thiong'o plants a tree at the Kenyatta University, Kitui Campus during the International Mother Language Day (IMLD) Conference.Looking on are Prof. John Okumu, DVC (Academic) Kenyatta University (L), Mr. Patrick Musau (2L) the CEC Member for Tourism Sports and Culture, Kitui County with other senior county officials, university staff and students.
IBP marketing at kitui town
Students in the new library
Prof. John Okumu (L) DVC (Academic) Kenyatta University, Dr. Gideon Wathe Nzau (2L) Deputy Governor, Kitui County, Renowed scholar Prof. Ngugi wa Thiong'o and Musyoka wa Maiyu a Kituil music artist share a light moment during the opening ceremony of the International Mother Language Day (IMLD) Conference held at the Kenyatta University, Kitui Campus.
Lecturers and students during matriculation procession
Student during matriculation procession


Kitui campus is a public institution of Kenyatta University.  It is located at Kwa Vonza market, lower Yatta District, Kitui County, twenty (20) kilometers from Kitui town on Kitui - Machakos road. The campus can be accessed by both public and private means using the Kitui – Machakos road.
The campus has witnessed a tremendous increase in enrolment with the current population being 670 students. The population is projected to be above 1100 by the close of the 2013/2014 academic year. Read More About Kitui Campus





Dr. Wilson Thagana

Director,Kitui Campus


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