Dr. Fredrick Kitoogo is a member of Makerere University Council appointed by Government. George Omunyokol, the Chairperson Makerere University Staff Appeals Tribunal, says they are ready to resume since the University Council sent its representative.
The staff of the legal directorate described the legal opinion as laughable, embarrassing and stupid, according to contents of a WhatsApp thread detailing a discussion held among legal brains at the University between February 9 and 13, 2019. It is in this conversation that a plan to shut the law school was mooted.
As the Makerere University Law School marks 50 years of existence, it is still guesswork to establish the exact number of students the school has graduated. Associate Professor Christopher Mbazira, the school Principal however says one of the objectives of this years celebrations is to take stock and develop a database and be able to know how many they have taught.
Allan Ochieng, the Makerere University Academic Staff Association - MUASA Publicist, says that since the Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Academic affairs had already committed payment of the staff allowances, it would cut across all colleges.
Lecturers at the School of Law at Makerere University have asked Parliament of Uganda to consider shelving the bill seeking to amend Article 102b of the 1995 constitution. This position was contained in joint statement by 22 law lecturers read by Associate Prof. Christopher Mbazira today at Makerere University.