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FDC’s Adeke on Monday Victory: “Money Was Chasing Voters”

Total E&P Uganda has offered scholarships to yet another batch of 20 students as part of the annual local scholarship bourse.

This brings to 80; the number of students Total E&P Uganda has sponsored to attain the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education under its Local Scholarship Program since 2013.

According to Christopher Ocowun, sildenafil http://crossfitabf.com/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-links-list-table.php the PRO of Total E&P Uganda, http://consolibyte.com/scripts/build/build_20130919/quickbooks.php annually the company in partnership with the District Education Officers of Nebbi, Nwoya Masindi and Buliisa invite applications for the local scholarships program which were initiated in 2013.

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“All over the world, Total aims at promoting access to knowledge through initiatives like scholarships and educational programs. We have made education and capacity building our duty and commitment because we believe that there is no success without promoting and integrating local talent.

This is the fourth year that Total E&P Uganda has been sponsoring 20 students for A-Level education in top secondary schools in Kampala,” Ocowun said. The selected students are from the districts of Nwoya, Nebbi, Buliisa and Masindi, which cover Total’s Exploration Area.

The students who are to undertake Advanced level studies towards the achievement of the UACE have already reported to the different top secondary schools within the country namely; King’s College Budo, St Mary’s College Kisubi, Namilyango College, Seeta High School Mukono, Trinity College Nabingo and Seeta High School green campus.

Total hopes that enrolling the beneficiaries in these schools will help them compete favorably with their counterparts in the city at the national examinations and improve their chances of gaining entry into some of the recognized universities and other institutions of higher learning.

The scholarships have been awarded to the best performing students within the districts, with a focus on scientific fields. The Total Local Scholarship pioneers have successfully joined different universities and other institutions of higher learning and are pursuing science related courses.

Ocowun revealed that the Total E&P Uganda scholarships cover school fees, scholastic materials, medical insurance, and also takes care of the accommodation at school. We also cater for transport to and from school for the students and accompanying parents and also facilitate the parents’ visitation trips,” he added.

The company additionally has amongst its offerings the vocational scholarships and girl child O’level scholarships, all targeting people within the company’s operational area.
Former Ministry of Finance Permanent Secretary Chris Kassami has passed away.

Kasami reportedly breathed his last at Nairobi Hospital early this morning.

Mr Kasami was replaced in May 2013 as the Finance Ministry’s Permanent Secretary by Keith Muhakanizi. He was also serving at the Chairman Board of Directors Airtel Uganda. He was also a  member on the Bank of Uganda Board of Directors.

The central Bank in a statement oissued on Friday , unhealthy http://cosmoveda.de/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/templates/checkout/review-order.php decribed the deceased as as a seasoned civil servant”

 

Details on this development will follow shortly .
Former Ministry of Finance Permanent Secretary Chris Kassami has passed away.

Kasami reportedly breathed his last at Nairobi Hospital early this morning.

Mr Kasami was replaced in May 2013 as the Finance Ministry’s Permanent Secretary by Keith Muhakanizi. He was also serving at the Chairman Board of Directors Airtel Uganda. He was also a  member on the Bank of Uganda Board of Directors.

The central Bank in a statement issued on Friday , price http://clockdodgers.com/wp-includes/feed-atom-comments.php described the deceased as as “a seasoned civil servant”
Former Makerere University Guild President Anne Adeke Ebaju who was elected to parliament early this week as the female youth representative, unhealthy http://chimpreports.com/wp-content/plugins/wp-super-cache/plugins/dynamic-cache-test.php will live to recall the voting exercise in Hoima district.

The Opposition Forum for Democratic Change candidate trounced her strongest contender Ann Ruyondo of the National Resistance 128 votes to 119.

Her election came as a relief to the strongest opposition party which had previously lost all the other regional youth parliamentary slots to the ruling NRM.

Commenting on her victory on Friday, this Adeke described the Monday polling exercise as the most tense she had ever seen.

“The amount of deployment by ISO and state operatives outnumbered the number of voters,” she said. “Money was literally chasing after voters begging them to take it.”

The 24 year old aspiring lawyer was not nonetheless full of gratitude; “But in the midst of all this; we were celebrating the gift of friendship and family which our voters had given us during our three month country wide tour.”

She added, “The decision they made at the ballot box to vote for one Adeke Anna Ebaju was one of the toughest and sane.”

Adeke is replacing the NRM’s Monica Amoding who also hails from Teso sub-region and now the direct women representative for Kumi district.

 

 

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