By Spy Uganda
Kampala: Veteran journalist Andrew Mwenda is smiling from ear to ear after landing on a juicy job at tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia’s Victoria University where he will be one of the eminent members of the Governing Council specializing in public and journalism.
The old man of the clan from Kanyandahi as he commonly calls himself has been sworn in and will be part of a team of 14 members to supervise the running of Uganda’s most prestigious Victoria university.
The Council was inaugurated today Tuesday by court registrar Agnes Nkonge, alongside Joram Kahembo and his deputy Joseph Biribonwa who currently chairs the governing board for NIRA and former Vice Chairman for Electoral Commission under Eng Badru Kiggundu.
The other council members include Mr Joram Kahenano As Chairperson Specialized in Leadership, Mr Joseph Biribonwa Vice-Chairperson Specialized for Governance, Dr. Chirag Kotecha Member specialized in Health, Mr James Kalebo member and Specialist In education, Dr Mary Kanyiginya Member Specialized in Human Resources.
Others are; Mr Sameer Thakar Member Specialized in Finance. Dr Kabonesa Consolate Member Specialized in Gender/ Senate, Semambo Rashid a Member Specialized in Legal, DR.Lawrence Muganga a member Specialized in Education, Mark Serebe Member as Guild President Victoria University, Walakira John Bosyco as member Specialized as Victoria University staff representative and Katusabe Semwezi as Member who is also Council Secretary.
Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Victoria University Chancellor Prof Sydney Opuda Asubo expressed optimism that the new Council would do a good job because it’s compromised of very eminent men and women who should be able to excel playing their oversight role over management which is headed by the Vice-Chancellor.
Some of the council members who spoke during the inauguration thanked Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia for the confidence and trust he has exhibited in them and vowed to do a very good job