Sumaya Nakanda, one of the affected students, says she has failed to upgrade using the academic documents from Busoga university due to lack of approved registration numbers, which can only be availed after acquiring her transcript.
Ecweru was shocked to discover that the school that was established in 2018 hosts more than 7000 pupils in 11 classrooms manned by 26 teachers. According to Ecweru, the high number of pupils makes it difficult for children to access quality education desired by government.
He however, says he employed Bwire to work in his office since he presented a recommendation letter purportedly signed by Haji Moses Kigongo, the National Resistance Movement-NRM party National Vice Chairperson.
Filbert Baguma, the Secretary General of Uganda National Teachers' Union (UNATU) says that the proposed policy is highly welcome because it is aimed at enhance competence to effectively deliver quality learning outcomes and leadership at all levels of the education cycle. Baguma says that because most teachers have no bachelor’s degree, they are always booed and underrated in public as less educated civil servants.
Alfred Tunde Musau, the Kapchorwa District Sports Administrator, says the secondary school wasn’t part of the project. He says it currently occupies space meant the swimming pool and hostels among other facilities.
Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema, the head of the unit during a visit to the university on Wednesday noted that there are allegations that 5.3 billion shillings for the supplementary budget was diverted for other activities.