KIU to Receive Over 100 Lecturers From Nigeria

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The university vice chancellor Dr. Muhammad Mpezamihigo said a total of 2415 students graduated today. Dr. Mpezamihigo said the number could have been higher but many students couldnt graduate due to financial constraints.

Kampala International University-KIU is set to receive 107 lecturers from Nigeria in January next year to bolster the academic performance of the institution.

 
Hassan Basajjabalaba, the proprietor and chairman Board of Trustees Kampala International University-KIU, says the university has been receiving human resource support from the Nigerian government since it opened in 2003.

 
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He says these academicians are of high quality and will bolster KIU's academic performance. Basajjabalaba disclosed this at the university's 17th graduation held at the main campus in Kansanga in Kampala this morning.

 
He explains that they invited the Nigeria High Commissioner in Uganda Dr. Etubom Nya Eyoma Assuqo to preside over the graduation a sign of appreciation for the support from the Nigerian government.

 
Basajjabalaba also revealed that the university intends to complete its engineering laboratory so as to stop its students from doing practical lessons at Makerere and Kyambgo Universities.

 
He said the university is constructing 22 new medical laboratories at its Western Campus to fulfill the requirement of the East Africa Medical Council.

 
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The university vice chancellor Dr. Muhammad Mpezamihigo said a total of 2415 students graduated today. Dr. Mpezamihigo said the number could have been higher but many students couldn't graduate due to financial constraints.

 
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Dr. Etubom Nya Eyoma Assuqo, the Nigerian Ambassador said Nigeria is happy to be part of KIU's academic support.
 

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Dr. Etubom challenged the graduates to fight inequality and injustices in societies and work places they will be joining. 
 
 

 

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Blanshe Musinguzi
Musinguzi Blanshe is a politics-cum-business journalist. He joined Uganda Radio Network in February 2017. Previously, he worked at Daily Monitor and Red Pepper Publications Limited. He is keenly interested in data journalism.