story http://currencymeter.com/wp-admin/includes/misc.php geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 150%;”>Alhajji Abdullatif Wangubo and Dr Violet Kajubiri have Wednesday taken oath to serve the commission without fear or favour at a ceremony officiated by the High Court Principle judge, Yorokamu Bamwine in Kampala.
Dr Kajubiri is a sister to President Yoweri Museveni.
Bamwine urged the newly sworn-in members to work hand in hand with the existing staff to implement new reforms aimed at improving teachers’ welfare and education standards in the country.
“You have taken these positions at the time when forgery and masquerading is at its highest level. We expect you to work hard so that you can fight these fake academic documents and qualifications that are attained from Nkrumah and Nasser Road,” Bamwine cautioned.
He further advised the duo to exhibit the highest level of professionalism when making critical decisions with the view of uplifting the education service in the country.
Speaking after her inauguration, Dr Kajubiri vowed to make use of her experience and skills to bolster the education sector.
Hajji Waggwa Lubega, the commission’s chairperson, promised to work with the new members to enforce discipline in the sector.
The new members assumed office at the time when the commission is grappling with poor quality of education especially in government primary schools and delayed payment of teachers’ salaries.