Dumba officially hands over office

By Damali Mukhaye:

Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has officially assumed office after his predecessor Prof John Ddumba Ssentamu formally handed over to him yesterday evening.

The university spokesperson Rita Namisango says the university has set 14th September as the date for his installation.

While handing over office yesterday, Prof Ddumba his successor and also commended the University Management team, Senate and Council, and other stakeholders for the support accorded to him in the realization of the University’s core values of teaching and learning during his five year tenure in office.

Prof. Ddumba also requested the Management Team and University Council to re-think the idea of merging the Planning and Development Department with the Finance Department to become an Independent Unit.