Baryamureeba: Makerere To Celebrate 90th Anniversary In Style

information pills geneva;”>Makerere will be celebrating 90 years of existence under the theme: Celebrating 90 years of Makerere University; Leadership and Innovations Towards Africa’s Transformation in the 21st Century.

The celebration will mark the founding of the 1922 Makerere Technical School which later metamorphosed into a University.

“August 4 will mark the launch of the one year long celebrations, and will be presided over by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at the Freedom Square. The yearlong celebrations will have activities targeting staff, students, alumni, friends and well-wishers,” said Baryamureeba.

The Celebrations are designed to re-energize support for Makerere University based on her remarkable achievements and transformations over the year.

The chief Guest for the launch will in addition to opening the library Extension Building lay foundation stones at sites in the University and commission construction works.

One foundation stone will be laid at the college of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, for a food Technology and business Incubation Centre.

The project is funded under the presidential initiative to support innovations in Science and technology.

Baryamureeba added that very many activities shall be carried out throughout the whole year with the major aim of raising funds so as to construct different infrastructure such as the building for Mass communication and journalism so as to spearhead more developments at the University and the council is expecting an estimated Shs2bn.

Baryamureba further said the greatest achievement over these years is equipping the country and the world at large with Human resource in different sectors.

He added that very many institutions are going to exhibit different developments such as Solar power machines, low cost Irrigation Machines, Lab facilities, Electronic robots for detection and diffusion of bombs, bridging and treatment of dogs, briding of Ensenene(green grasshoppers) for commercialization and so many other educative activities.


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