The Late Professor J.B. Ojiambo was the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics & Students Affairs at the University of Kabianga.
Prof. J. B. Ojiambo
Let the memory of Prof. Ojiambo be with us forever. We truly miss him.

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the sudden death of Prof. Joseph Benard Ojiambo, who was the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic & Student Affairs at University of Kabianga.

Prof. Ojiambo passed away on Monday 28th September 2015, while undergoing treatment at Karen, Nairobi.

15th October 2015 : The body of the late Prof. J.B. Ojiambo arrived at University of Kabianga main campus this afternoon. Staff, students, community and the entire UoK fraternity suspended their activities to bid farewell to the fallen Professor in a requiem mass.

Video Tribute
You can watch the video tribute from one of Prof. Ojiambo's students. Click here 

Most Recent activities by the late Prof. J.B. Ojiambo

Launching of Short Courses at the University of Kabianga (Link courtesy of Joseph Rugutt)

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Amos Wekesa on 27th February 2017

""Death is human destiny no doubt. But, to the far reaching extent with which it took you away when we needed you the most not only as students but also as a human race qualifies to be  a menace of our lifetime. We forever and always remain to be at a loss we will never recover.""

This tribute was added by Kenneth Odhiambo on 15th January 2016

"May he rest in peace, fare thee well"

This tribute was added by Abdulkarim Taraja on 4th January 2016

"You were gone toobsoon Prof. Without saying goodbye. I miss the many moments I had to come to interview on campus and students issues and always positive.  We are still missing you but your legacy lives with us."

This tribute was added by Arnold OUMA on 25th October 2015

"It is with deep shock and incredibility that I have learnt of the sudden demise of my Cousin Dr. Professor Josepph Omuke Ojiambo.
In early seventies, Joseph helped strongly build the then Undugu Youth Centeres and the Undugu Beat'75, of which I was general Secretay in Kariobangi. We visited each other abroad both in France and Lafbourough, UK. He has helped me from this end assist project in Budalangi, Bunyala Location, Busia South.
Dr. Professor Joseph Oumke Ojiambo, a wonderful person, ever ready to help, advise accurately, sincerely with devotion to any person. Always had time for others. He had a fine belief in sharing. Both in euocumenic groups such as Upendo wa Mungu group (Nairobi) and Taizé Community (France).
I know whatever words I can express here are not enough to wind up in one word the person he was. I can only say : THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR EARTHLY CONTRIBUTION? DR. PROFESSOR JOSEPH OMUKE OJIAMBO;
May His Almighty God candidly receive you in His Kingdom and give you eternal rest. AMEN;

Dr; Arnold Juma Makhondo OUMA."

This tribute was added by Dr. Patrick Onsando on 16th October 2015

""Fare thee well Prof.Ojiambo.Your contribution will be remembered by many.""

This tribute was added by Alfred Kipkoech on 15th October 2015

"RIP prof Ojiambo"

This tribute was added by Naftali Rob on 15th October 2015

"Rest In Peace, Prof.."

This tribute was added by Hillary Keter on 15th October 2015

"Fare thee well Prof. J.B. You will be forever missd"

This tribute was added by Peter Sang on 15th October 2015

"It's unbelievable...we've lost a humble and hardworking servant. We'll miss your sweet stories packed with lots of wisdom and knowledge. Rest in peace Prof."

This tribute was added by Edwin Too on 15th October 2015

"Although you are not physically with us, your spirit, resilience to hard work, and humorous personality will forever remain in our memories. May the God of peace continue to comfort your family."

This tribute was added by Joseph Rugutt on 15th October 2015

"Prof. Ojiambo’s persona and leadership style inspired all those who interacted with him. That spirit will live on forever.  I knew him on a personal level because he played a critical role in establishing collaborative linkage between UoK and my university (Missouri State University, USA). Early this year, Prof. Ojiambo gave a speech during the launching of UoK’s short courses at Sinendet Plaza, Kericho (
It is our prayer that God provides comfort, courage, and peace to Prof. Ojiambo’s family, relatives, and friends."

This tribute was added by henry mutali on 14th October 2015

"find peace ineternity prof."

This tribute was added by weldon mutai on 14th October 2015

"death is a painful experience human beings can experience. ojiambo you were gone before we knew but only God knows why. no one knows what it means to lose u. may the almighty lord give the family solace and courage in this trying moment. rip prof."

This tribute was added by Vivian Tuei on 13th October 2015

"'Your dedicated University service was humbling'.
Rest in Peace."

This tribute was added by Caroline Chemosit on 13th October 2015

"I am saddened by the news of Prof. Ojiambo passing. You were  respectful, approachable, considerate, and easy to work with. You were committed to success of our students and programs. May your family be comforted during this time of grief. Rest in peace!"

This tribute was added by Wycliffe Asalwa Salano on 13th October 2015

"Fare thee well."

This tribute was added by Monari Wesley on 13th October 2015

"May the Almighty give his family strength during this trying times and may his soul RIP"

This tribute was added by Ranger Ranger on 13th October 2015


This tribute was added by John Rugutt on 13th October 2015

"A hardworking, approachable, firm and a visionary leader. Rest in peace and in thoughts and prayers for your family."

This tribute was added by Rashid Kangwana on 12th October 2015

"He was a great guy,lucky to have got so close to him,a real mentor to me,May God rest his soul in eternal peace. Somebody good left us,its hard and unbelievable to accept that he is gone to soon. He lft us a good always believe in ourselves,follow procedures and learn to sacrifice for each other."

This tribute was added by Collins Okoyo on 12th October 2015

"It is with heavy heart that I write to say, fare thee well, prof. Ojiambo. I have always known you as jovial, understanding, considerate, pleasant and at the same time firm in your actions and decisions. You helped made UoK what it is today! May God rest your soul in peace. I will forever miss you!!"

This tribute was added by Evans Mayu on 12th October 2015

"Your dedication in service inpired many. Through you we nurtured humility and grew in wisdom. We will forever miss you. Fare thee well Prof. Ojiambo"

This tribute was added by Janeth Kombich on 12th October 2015

"Everyday I ask 'Why him and why now" You passed by Kericho campus every evening to check on us, We bypassed each other on my way to work early in the morning, you used my office severally....its pains me to know that that will not happen again. I will miss your wise words full of taught me to ''STICK TO PROCEDURE"
Truly your legacy lives on. Rest in Peace Prof. Academics will never forget your contribution."

This tribute was added by Isaac Bungei on 12th October 2015

"Your efforts to University of Kabianga will remain forever, you made us proud in our History.
God love You.
Rest in Peace Prof.Ojiambo."

This tribute was added by Mathew Ngeno on 12th October 2015

"We (Town campus) appreciate the wok you did in mentoring us to be who we are and the time God gave us to be with you. We will miss you Prof. Rest in Peace ."

This tribute was added by everlyne motio on 12th October 2015

"rest in peace our Deputy Vice Chancellor (A&SA)"

This tribute was added by Eliud Sabuni on 12th October 2015

"Prof. RIP your legacy lives on. I celebrate your passion, dedication and Student Centered Service. We hope to meet at home some day..."

This tribute was added by ELIJAH MWANGI on 12th October 2015

"Death is so Cruel, It Recongnizes NOT things done and things not done. We cannot and we shall never say you are dead, you are just away because your legacy lives on.
R.I.P Prof. J.B"

This tribute was added by moses wafula on 12th October 2015

""Prof, fare thee well"."

This tribute was added by Paulo Muriku on 11th October 2015

"Death is a reality that no man has ever known to contend with. We as the UoK alumni are saddened by the passing on of our beloved Professor. Rest in Peace Prof"

This tribute was added by Simatwa Dennis on 11th October 2015

"Your death has left us empty, you inspired the lives of many in kabianga, You were a mentor, motivator and a great leader with an urge to take kabianga to greater heights. Your face carried a show of friendliness and service. We miss you, we'll miss u, Rest In Peace Prof"

This tribute was added by Chumba Terence on 11th October 2015

"the sorrow of the faithful is not that of
permanent loss but the tender sense of saying
goodbye now to someone we love.may today's
sorrow give way to peace and comfort of God's
love.extending my deepest sympathy for the loss, ..fare thee well Prof Ojiambo, ,a mentor to many"

This tribute was added by Nelson Guga on 10th October 2015

"Death has been with us since the beginning of man. Despite its ubiquitous nature and character, no man ever born can fathom the passing on of a loved one, a relative or a friend. Prof. Ojiambo's death caused me so much pain. I lost a friend, a great friend that played an instrumental role in my campus and post-campus journey. We enjoyed warm personal connections. I am sad and hollow. Go in peace, Prof."

This tribute was added by Mideva Wanjala on 10th October 2015

"RIP prof."

This tribute was added by DOREEN MATE on 10th October 2015

"I was saddened by the death of Prof. He was a mentor, daddy, intellectual and a friend. I still remember his HRM lectures in first year. Memories will linger forever and you will be dearly missed"

This tribute was added by Alfred Koskei on 10th October 2015

"Fare thee well prof, we never interacted much on this earth but your good actions leave a lasting legacy to the academic community in Kenya"

This tribute was added by Robert Kipkemoi on 10th October 2015

"RIP Prof! were a mentor and a role model.....forever missed."

This tribute was added by peter njagi on 9th October 2015

"Prof. J. B. Ojiambo, thanks for all and the wisdom shared. I now know that "there are those people who do a job and others who WORK". YOU WORKED TO THE END! May the Almighty God rest you humane soul in eternal peace."

This tribute was added by JAPHETH OTIENO on 9th October 2015

"Death is so cruel, it knows no boundaries.
it has robbed us an icon.
May your family find sweet comfort in the Almighty God."

This tribute was added by JAPHETH OTIENO on 9th October 2015

"To students, u were a dad, to staff , u were a colleague. To the society , u were a professor. To me, you were a role model.
Fare thee well daddy.
You will surely be missed Proff...."

This tribute was added by emanuel rotich on 9th October 2015

"Its indeed unbelievable that your have left, I remember the time you told me you have to go to class because you cannot stay in barker without eating bread . This word makes me so close to you and i knew that my Dad was  around .Rest in Peace DAD"

This tribute was added by Chebet Koech on 9th October 2015

"May he rest in eternal peace"

This tribute was added by Daniel Rop on 9th October 2015

"Fare thee well Prof. Ojiambo. Your calm composure, enthusiasm and diligence will be missed."

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