By Spy Uganda
Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Frank Kagyigyi Tumwebaze, who previously served as Minister of Information Communications Technology and National Guidance, hence his love for ICT, yesterday paid a courtesy visit to Limkokwing University in a bid to monitor the development of Internet Technology in the country.
Commenting about his visit, Tumwebaze noted that he was very impressed with the modern IT courses offered by Limkokwing University and the integration of emerging technologies into their curriculum.
Visited @LimkokwingU University of creative Technology this afternoon. It took over the former Namataba techenical college. Very Impressed with the modern IT courses offered.They integrate emerging techs in their curricula.Thx @Educ_SportsUg for this partnership! @JanetMuseveni pic.twitter.com/IgbCv145d9
— Frank K Tumwebaze,MP : Psalms 124 : 1-8 (@FrankTumwebazek) February 28, 2021
Tumwebaze further commended the Ministry of Education and Sports specifically its Minister also first lady, Janet Kataaha Museveni for laying a suitable environment for IT schools being a key factor for the swift growth of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in Uganda.
It is worth noting that in 2019 Limkokwing university took over the former Namataba technical college located approximately 12 kilometres (7.5 mi), by road, northeast of Mukono, lying along the Kampala-Jinja Highway, approximately 33 kilometres (21 mi), by road, east of the capital of Kampala, under coordinates; 0°23’03.0″N, 32°50’42.0″E (Latitude:0.384167; Longitude:32.845000).
The University was established in 1991 by founder and namesake Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Paduka Dr Limkokwing. In 2002 the institute became the first private college to be recognised as a University College.
Dr. Tan Sri Lim Kok Wing is a Malaysian artist, designer, author, entrepreneur, educationist and philanthropist who is officially recognized by the Malaysian government as the Father of Innovation in Creative Education.