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Parliamentary Committee on Education and Sports Visits Mak

  • In General
  • 6 Dec 2019 - 11:31am
  • By Mark Wamai
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The Acting Vice Chancellor-Prof. William Bazeyo (Right) flanked by the Chairperson of Council-Mrs. Lorna Magara (2nd Right) makes a submission before the Parliamentary Committee on Education and Sports led by Chairperson-Hon. Opolot Jacob Richards (Centre). Second from Left is the Vice Chairperson-Hon. Twesigye John Ntamuhiira while Left is Hon. Kasibante Moses. This was on 5th December 2019 in the Council Room, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

The Parliament of Uganda’s Committee on Education and Sports on Thursday 5th December, 2019 visited Makerere University and held discussions with the University Leadership. They were met by the Chairperson of Council-Mrs. Lorna Magara, Acting Vice Chancellor and Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance and Administration)-Prof. William Bazeyo, Acting University Secretary-Mr. Yusuf Kiranda and other members of Management. The meeting was also attended by the 85th Students Guild led by the President H.E. Kateregga Julius.

The Manager-Mr. Kirabo Joseph (in white coat) takes Committee Members on a guided tour of the Printery, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

The Committee visit was part of an inquiry into the 15% tuition increment for new students across all programs and its effect on the Student body among other issues. The increment as proposed by the 84th Students Guild was adopted by Council and implemented effective Academic Year 2018/2019.

Following the deliberations in the Council Room, the Committee and University Leadership proceeded on a joint tour of the University Printery, Mak Dental Hospital and School, Lumumba, Mary Stuart and Mitchell Halls among other facilities.

The Warden-Mr. Amos Tukamushaba (back to camera) receives Members of the Parliamentary Committee on Education and Sports and Management at Lumumba Hall, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda on 5th December 2019.

The Committee was led by the Chairperson Hon. Opolot Jacob Richards and Vice Chairperson Hon. Twesigye John Ntamuhiira.

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