Dr. Nyanzi’s problems with Makerere University leadership started from her feud with Prof. Mahmood Mamdani, the Director Makerere Institute for Social Research-MISR on April, 16 2016. Dr. Nyanzi staged a nude protest when Prof. Mamdani evicted her from her office at the institute because of her refusal to teach.
Reports show that Mwebe quietly handed over office to his junior, Hudson Musoke early this month after clearing his desk. Sources claim that before Mwebe handed over office to Musoke, he notified his staff that was going on leave for a month ending in March this year.
Through his lawyer, Isaac Ssemakadde, Mushomi, a lecturer in the School of Statistics and Planning on Thursday told the tribunal that he was unfairly suspended and that the suspension of four years without pay was harsh, excessive and in contravention of employment laws.
Nuwagaba had spent 17months out of university service following his dismissal on May 23rd, 2018 by the University Appointments Board for alleged extortion and bribery. However, the university Human Resource Director, Richard Mugisha reinstated Nuwagaba in a September 10th, 2019 letter and deployed him as the Chief Custodian of the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology –CEDAT.
Speaking to URN shortly after the Tribunal session, Advocate Innocent Okong, of Kob Advocates & Solicitors, representing Dr. Ocita expressed disappointment with the university for using delaying tactics to frustrate justice of his client by failing to produce minutes on time.
According to authorities, Mushabe enrolled at Makerere University in the 1999/2000 academic year but was dismissed because of poor academic performance. Available records however, show that the student didn’t receive his discontinuation letter.
Yusuf Kagere and Alziik Namutebi while appearing before the George Omunyokol Staff Appeals Tribunal on Thursday said they were not ready to proceed because the copy of the minutes received from the university had inaccuracies.
Abooki, through his lawyer Isaac Ssemakadde, of Center for Legal Aid says he is dissatisfied with the Appointments Board’s decision to remain silent on his promotion for nearly two years, despite his application for promotion.