Dr. Simeon Dulo a Senior lecture at the department passed on while attending a climate change conference in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. He felt unwell and was diagnosed with Malaria a day before his passing on. A lot of condolence messages have been sent to the family and also to the Department. Among those who have sent the message includes. Vice Chancellor UON Prof. S. G. Kiama, Christian Borgemeister, Director, Centre for Development Research University of Bonn Germany and Prof. Ayub Gitau, Dean school of Engineering UON.