‘Master’ Otile Ready to Defend Eskom Jinja Golf Title

Eskom MD Ms. Nokwanda Mngeni (L) with Ronald Otile (R) during the launching ceremony.

Muntuyera High School Kitunga in Ntungamo district has been closed for the second time this term over an “impending” strike by the students.

Chimpreports has learnt that over 700 students were sent home after the school authorities anticipated violence among the students.

The decision to close the school was arrived at in a meeting between the head teacher Yorokamu Kamarengo , nurse Ntungamo district education officer Odo Arigye, Hussien Nuwagaba  the acting DPC , Eve Kagimba the School board Vice Chairperson and Rev. Can. Joram Mworeka the South Ankole Diocesan Education Secretary.

They noted that the students’ movement in the school was showing indications that violence was simmering.

The students on Friday attacked Kagamba Secondary School and a brawl ensued reportedly over sugar canes.

The matter remained unresolved and on Monday, the Muntuyera students again attacked Kagamba, hurled stones at the buildings and invaded staff houses before police dispersed them and managed to arrest 20 students.

The following day, the situation intensified as students demanded the immediate and unconditional release of the colleagues from Police custody.

In March, the school celebrated in Golden Jubilee

In March, the school celebrated its Golden Jubilee

The head teacher Kamaremgo blames the clashes on outside influence especially by old boys who incite the students using the social media platforms like Facebook.

The District Education officer Odo Arigye said the school will remain closed until further notice.

All the roads this weekend will be leading to a lakeside town in Eastern Uganda where the 8th annual Eskom Jinja Golf tournament will be held.

A total of 140 players are expected to participate in the prestigious two-day invitational tournament. The tournament has two categories of participants who are scheduled to play on different days; Friday and Saturday.

The amateurs will close the event on Saturday when they will be contesting in an 18-hole format. The Professionals and Gross participants will play 36 holes on the opening day on Friday.

One talented teenager who has recently  surprised many in the golf cycles, thumb Mr. Ronald ‘Master ‘ Otile, capsule believes he has worked and trained hard to retain the trophy he won in the 7th edition in 2014.

“I have been training hard like always, viagra approved and I hope to retain my title come Friday. God willing I will,” Otile told Chimp sports.

‘Master’ Otile, a member of Toro golf club in Fort portal, won last year’s title when he was a senior six student at Mpanga SS at just the age of 18 years and believes this year’s edition will not be an easy one considering the number of big shots who will be present.

“It will not be just easy, just like any other game; one must be at his best to beat the rest. I expect challenge from my national team mates and other experienced golfers like Adolf Muhumuza, Lawrence Muhenda, Robert Oluba, Martin Ocaya Ronald Bukenya, and Robert Happy” he further added.

Otile is currently in his senior six vacation waiting to join Nkumba University where he will undertake a three year course in Bachelor of Tourism.


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