He, however, adds that even though the country has been on lockdown, UNEB will not compromise on standards and therefore he urges candidates to make sure that they use every opportunity and platform put in place by government and schools to study across the curriculum.
Unlike in the past where candidates’ marks were transferred from various marking centers across the country to UNEB offices in Kyambogo where they would be entered in a data base manually, under the new system marks are entered into the database from the different marking cites.
The Education and Sports Minister, Janet Kataaha Museveni told journalists shortly after the release of the Uganda Business and Technical Examination Board-UBTEB results on Friday, said that after the cabinet discussion, they will have to sort out their next cause of action with parliament.
Major Yusuf Katamba, the UPDF First Division Spokesperson that superintends the LDUs, confirmed that the army has since established that several LDU personnel are graduates from various institution of higher learning.
Saabani Irumba, a parent who had two candidates in the school, says that he paid Shillings 260,000 as demanded by the school but was shocked when the school only took one of his daughters to UNEB claiming the bus was full. Irumba’s daughter, Sophia Karungi, says that she tried to board the bus but Byaruhanga told her that it was already full, adding that those already on the bus would represent them.