Mpuuga, the Shadow Minister of Education, was appearing before the education committee of Parliament to justify a motion to institute a probe into the unrest that broke out at Makerere University on 22 October. The students were protesting against the implementation of a 15 per cent tuition increment policy.
Nawangwe was today appearing before the Parliamentary Committee of Rules, Discipline and Privileges, which is investigating Zaake’s conduct on the day Makerere University Administrators were invited by the Education committee to explain more about the 15 per cent cumulative increment on tuition and the impasse that paralyzed the university a month ago.
They want the government to improve the education and health services in the area since it will be for the benefit of the residents to prepare themselves to tap up opportunities in the oil and gas sector.
The angry students descended on 23-year-old Crescent Ahereza, a resident of Rwamunyinya village in Masya parish Nyakagyeme Sub County in Rukungiri district when they caught him red handed stealing clothes in the male student’s hostel on Sunday night.
Robert Ogen, the officer in charge of Criminal Investigation at Kitgum Central Police Station says the arrest is in line with the district’s education ordinance that bars involvement of school going children in night clubs.