A record 60 students graduated during the 73rd commencement of Friends Theological College, in Kaimosi, Kenya, on October 22, 2016. The graduates included 29 students from the FTC branch campuses in Samburu, Nairobi, and Lugulu. The graduates were also commissioned for ministry by John Muhanji, director of the Friends United Meeting Africa Ministries Office.
The commencement speaker for the ceremonies was Dr. Maj. (rtd) David Eseli Simiyu, a current Member of Parliament for the Tongaren Constituency, and also a member of Tongaren Yearly Meeting of Friends. He is a former lecturer in the Department of Medicine at University of Nairobi. Dr. Eseli received a part of his basic education from Kaimosi Friends Junior School.