Professor Augustus Nuwagaba and Mr. Adison Kakuru join Kabale University CouncilGodfrey Sempungu Joseph
On 27th September 2021, the Kabale University Council welcomed new members. In this particular session held at Kikungiri hill, the new members took the oath. These include the University Bursar, Mr. Gad Twesigye and his Deputy Mr. Michael Osinde. The other two external members who are representatives of the government are Prof. Augustus Nuwagaba and Mr. Adison Kakuru.
Mr. Kakuru is the Managing Director of Lincoln Consultsam (U) Limited and he has served in a strategic capacity on several boards. He is also formerly the District Chairperson of Kabale District (2002-2010), speaker of the District Council (1998-2002), Senior Presidential Advisor (wetland restoration-2018-202). On the other hand, Prof Augustus Nuwagaba is an Economics professor with 26 years of University teaching at Makerere University, and he is a member of several professional bodies, he is the managing consultant of REEV consult international and he has served on several high-level committees in the country.
The Kabale University council shall benefit immensely from the great experience and exposure that all these new members bring on board. Mr. Kakuru expresses optimism about the growth of Kabale University. He was one of the founding members of Kabale University at the time he served as the Chair of the District Education committee; which is a technical subcommittee of the District Council. He speaks with pride about the progress seen today at KAB. He reminisces about the early years of the University and expressed his gratitude to the University management led by the Vice-Chancellor for keeping the vision and spirit of KAB alive.
Prof. Augustus Nuwagaba who is the second government representative on the council among the new members expressed his dream of seeing the KAB University Council steering the University towards hands-on training which is greatly needed by todays’ university graduates. He was not shy about adding his voice to that of Mr. Kakuru in thanking the University Management and the whole team at KAB for building Kabale University into a fast-growing institution. He voiced his expectation of seeing practical knowledge being built at Kabale for the national policy-making and social transformation of the graduates. He highlighted the need to work with the private sector as a key stakeholder to support the growth of the University to new Horizons.