It’s purpose has not been clear, especially since it hasn’t been opened to the public yet. It was believed to be some kind of ‘watch tower’, but that’s not possible in it’s current form.
Anyway, the university has given a clue as to what this structure entails. Apparently, it will be a centre of the university heritage, with photos and artefacts collected over the years being on display.
Surprisingly, the administration has decided that anyone wishing to access it should pay… including the students, who will be charged Sh50. Visitors will part with Sh150, and all proceeds going to charity.
The Campanile opens on June 1st.