Ssegawa returned to Masaka town and started riding a Bodaboda at Mulago-Katwe stage, the main bodaboda stage for the regional referral hospital. He started admiring the life style of the doctors prompting him to return to school. He enrolled again at Hilton High School Mukono to pursue the dream of becoming a doctor.
Samuel Ssegawa, a 31-year-old man a resident at Kyetume
Mukono was one of the lucky candidate who passed with flying colours in the
recently released Uganda Certificate of Education-UCE by Uganda National
Examination Board on Friday.
He secured 15 aggregates at Hilton High school Mukono
after trying the same level for the third time, the two attempts his results
were withheld by UNEB citing various mal-practice related to external assistance.
After completing his Primary Leaving Examinations and
secured 12 aggregates in 2005 at Nabinene primary school Masaka, Ssegawa joined
Ristaka High school Busiika where he completed his senior four but unfortunately the exams results were withheld.
“It is almost at this time when I lost my mother who succumbed
to injuries inflicted on her by our uncaring father. I was left hanging and I resorted to teaching in various kindergartens until I made my
second attempt in 2016 at Hilton High school where I was enrolled as a school dependent,
still our results were withheld.”
After going through such a discouraging moment,
Ssegawa returned to Masaka town and started riding a Bodaboda at Mulago-Katwe
stage, the main bodaboda stage for the regional referral hospital. He started
admiring life style of the doctors prompting him to return to
school. He enrolled again at Hilton High School Mukono to pursue the dream of becoming a doctor.
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To manage reading under covid-19 lockdown period,
Ssegawa sought permission from the head teacher to borrow and keep every kind
of text book he wished to have from the library.
Gordon Katimbo, the Hilton High School Head teacher
says Ssegawa has left everyone at school wondering about his performance.
applauds his staff for the good work that saw the school achieve 65 first
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Meanwhile, several other schools in Mukono district
are still celebrating their performance through sharing results via various social
The Head teacher of St Cyprian High School, Kyabakadde,
Joseph Kamya attributes the good performance among most of the schools to parents-teachers’ cooperation. He says students living at the school could access study
materials whiles those in far places could access them via soft copies especially on their parents’ smart telephones.