By Spy Uganda
Kampala: The Uganda National Examination Board(UNEB) has announced the closure of its offices for some services until next month in a bid to avert the further spread of Covid-19.
In a statement released today, 8 June UNEB noted that they are suspending some of their services as one of the preventive measures against the second wave of Covid-19 that the country is battling with lately.
“Following the president’s address to the nation outlining preventive measures against the second wave of COVID-19, the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) hereby suspends services that require interaction with the public, until July 18, 2021,” UNEB Executive Secretary, Dan Odong said in a statement.
Odongo noted that they will only offer services offered online, especially the provision of Letters Verification of Results (LVRs) which is initiated virtually adding that clients who had already submitted their requests for any other services will be served accordingly.
“The mode of operation until July 18, 2021, will be through online application with either an internet supported smartphone or a computer. The applicants should submit/ upload an introduction letter from their former school, a valid Identity card of the applicant, and a police letter, in case of a lost or damaged slip/certificate,” the statement added
“A payment code will then be provided which the applicant can use to pay either via mobile money or through the bank. Clients are urged to ensure that they avail an operational telephone number on the application form where a response message and further guidance will be sent.”
According to UNEB, equating of academic documents has been suspended until July 18 but clients who had already applied and given specific dates for collecting documents will be handled.
For the collection of documents, UNEB said only clients who have been notified to come to collect documents will be allowed to do so and that they should observe the set Standard Operating Procedures.
“UNEB cares for your personal health and safety and is committed to following the SOPs for curbing the further spread of the coronavirus, as guided by His Excellency the President of Uganda.” added the statement.