The students contend that their suspension came at a time when the university electoral commission had issued a roadmap for the guild polls. They want the High court to declare their suspension illegal on grounds that it didnt follow due process, which requires that they are subjected to Disciplinary Committee first.
Kajja was in the recent search process for the Deputy Principal nominated unopposed for the position and subsequently appointed. However, the position of the Principal remains contested, a move which has created a leadership crisis at the College.
Born January 14, 1995, at St Joseph Hospital Kitgum Mission to Christine Apiyo a nurse and George Oluma, a politician and ex-soldier, Obedgiu studied at Mbuya Nursery School and later went to Kitgum boys for the primary one and two before moving to ABC Primary School in Rackoko, Pader district.
Rosette Egau [not real name], 49, from the Eastern Uganda district of Kaberamaido is one of the 7,126 graduands who haven’t yet received their graduation gowns, despite camping at the university for now a week.
Mbazira in his notice of resignation to the university Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe dated November 29 says he chose to step down from office in order not to infringe university policies.
“We are waiting to receive their annual reports. A decision will be taken after receiving their annual report,” she told URN in an interview. In 2014, the University Council established Makerere University Endowment Fund (MUEF) to mobilise and invest financial resources on behalf of the university.
The students have petitioned the Civil Division of High Court specifically challenging Rule 6 (1) (d) of the 2015 Makerere University Regulations which gives the Vice-Chancellor- VC unquestioned powers to suspend any student at will.
Dr Katumba Ssentongo, the practitioners’ council Registrar in a letter dated August 19 told the graduates they can only be registered if they had internship completion certificates, academic transcripts and degree certificates.
Sources in the university say employees from the Estates and Works Department accessed Kitumba’s residence on Monday evening under the instruction of the acting Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor William Bazeyo and removed the water and electricity meters effectively cutting off supply.
Makerere University Guild President, Julius Kateregga says he has received calls from various students on the concerns of the school’s closure. He said a section of students in the school are worried about these continued reports of closure of the dental school.
The two-day exercise was scheduled to start today June 5, 2019. But according to the messages seen by URN, the internal audit office of the university and the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration failed to agree on the method for conducting the exercise.