In an attempt to restore calm at Makerere University, the management of the institution has decided to sideline several students who allegedly fronted the unrests and protests against the new university fees policy of 15% tuition cumulative increment.
“The management has taken disciplinary action against some students. The following have been suspended and others warned. Affected students are requested to collect their letters from the Office of the Dean of Students,” reads an official statement from the University.
The statement confirmed suspension of nine students who include;
- Frank Bwambale (Bachelor Journalism and Communication),
- Saasiraabo Siperia (Bachelor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology),
- Rogers Mbajjo Ssebiraalo (Bachelor of Quantitative Economics),
- Derrick Ojambo Wabwire (Bachelor of Records and Archives Management),
- Musiri David (Bachelor Commerce),
- Kyeyune Ivan (Bachelor Arts),
- Mutatina Seiz (Bachelor of Commerce),
- Dhabona Job (Bachelor of Community Psychology), and
- Ssenoga Simon (Bachelor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology).
More 26 students have also been warned and these are;
- Kirabo Marion (Bachelor of Laws),
- Namiiro Sarah Aminah (Bachelor of Conservation Forestry and Product Technology),
- Mariam Kyomugasho Mugisha (Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Geoscience and Production),
- Annah Ashaba (Bachelor of Arts with Education School of Education),
- Rodney Kiggundu (Bachelor of Science in Computer Science),
- Omunyokol Lydia (Bachelor of Arts with Education),
- Judith Nalukwago (Bachelor of Dental Surgery),
- Musiimenta Anitah (Bachelor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology),
- Mwesigwa Peninnah Balambi (Bachelor of Environmental and Geographical Sciences),
- Nyangoma Pamerah (Bachelor of Arts with Education),
- Elith Nabimanya (Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering),
- Benjamin Ahikiriza (Bachelor of Laws),
- Sserwadda Isaiah (Bachelor of Commerce),
- Nyinamanyonyi Marvin (Bachelor of Industrial and Fine Arts),
- Kayondo Vicent (Bachelor of Science – Biological),
- Ouma Epaphrus (Bachelor of Arts, Social Sciences),
- Tumusiime Joseph (Bachelor of Arts, Social Sciences),
- Babirye Nicky Namisi (Bachelor of Library and Information Sciences),
- Mutangana Tyson (Bachelor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology),
- Mutagubya Allan (Master of Science in Zoology),
- Agaba Derrick (Bachelor of Arts in Development Economics),
- Oreret Erasmus (Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Health and Management),
- Omoit Elvis (Bachelor of Conservation Forestry and Production Technology),
- Ayebazibwe Edgar (Bachelor of Development Studies),
- Waswa Ronald (Bachelor of Science in Medical Radiography) and
- Bukenya Lukman (Master of Science in Data Communication and Software Engineering).
Earlier today, Police fired tear gas and live bullets in the University library to disperse students’ assembly.