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Ecstasy, as Makerere marks second day of 69th graduation

By Hannington Mutabazi, Cecilia Okoth

Added 16th January 2019 06:28 PM

Professor Barnabas Nawangwe encouraged students to contribute to the nation enormously in order to have a better Uganda where everyone will be happy to live.

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Professor Barnabas Nawangwe encouraged students to contribute to the nation enormously in order to have a better Uganda where everyone will be happy to live.

 

Graduands celebrating after being awarded degrees in various disciplines on the second day of the 69th graduation ceremony at Makerere University in Kampala on January 16, 2019. Photos by Juliet Kasirye 


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KAMPALA - The second day of graduation commenced Wednesday at Makerere University in Kampala. Students from three colleges namely; College of Business and Management Sciences, College of Computing and Information Science and College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Bio-security were awarded degrees.

The colourful day was filled with cheers as students’ names were being read out for confirmation by the Chancellor, Professor Ezra Suruma.

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Some students were recognised for their exceptional performance, for example, Elizabeth Tumukunde was the best student in Bachelors of Commerce and Charles Katuramu was awarded by MasterCard for excelling.

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Professor Barnabas Nawangwe encouraged students to contribute to the nation enormously in order to have a better Uganda where everyone will be happy to live. He also cautioned the graduates to put ideas ahead of them if they are to succeed in the job market.

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Suruma extended his gratitude to parents, guardians, teachers, mentors and peers for the sacrifice and guidance they accorded to the graduates over the years and asked the graduating students to always honour them.

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