By Spy Uganda
Pan African Pyramid (PAP) loyal members; Daniel Ntege and Rwakahangi Simon are among the thousands of students that have graduated today at Makerere University’s 73rd Graduation Ceremony that kicked off on Monday, 13th February 2023.
PAP is a non-governmental organization that was founded in 2014 with a vision to articulate concerted efforts geared towards promoting the true African Awakening among the BLACK people throughout Africa and in the Diaspora and galvanize inventions and innovations of African people based on its principles as an intellectual, non-partisan discussion forum, built on the Pillars of PAN-AFRICANISM PATRIOTISM and NATIONALISM.
Ntege graduated with a 1st class Masters in Procurement & Supply Chain Management whereas Rwakahangi scooped a 1st Class Masters Degree in Business Administration.
The graduation ceremony that will be concluded tomorrow, Friday 17th February 2023, was virtually graced by the First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports Hon. Janet K Museveni as the chief guest.
According to the statistics, of the 13,221 students graduating, 6,809 (52%) are female. Of these,102 are PhD graduands, 1,378 master’s and 108 postgraduate diplomas, among others.
The University Management says graduands are from different colleges including; College of Health Sciences, Natural Sciences, School of Law, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, College of Education and External Studies, Business and Management Sciences and College of Computing and Information Sciences.
Others are; Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Bio-security, Engineering, Design, Art and Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences and Makerere University Business School.
Rwakahangi works with UN where’s Ntege is self employed having founded Manifesto Publications Ltd, among others chain of Businesses in town.
PAP’S founding Speaker and Chairman Andrew Irumba Katusabe,while congratulating the duo on the forum, empathized that for Africa to progress, education must be a top priority for the African child in order to change their mindset.
“As Pan-Africanists, we always emphasize on “Free Your Mind” slogan. This can only be true through Education. Education is the tool Africans must use to free their minds first. It’s only then, that we can think and act independently from our colonizers. So when we have our members graduating with master’s, it means our movement is expanding by beats and bounds,” Irumba said.