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Makerere University loses two lecturers in one week

Makerere University is mourning the demise of its two lecturers who were teaching under the Department of Community Education at its eastern study centre in Mbale City.

The law lecturers, identified as Masaba Gabriel and Martin Mungau both part-time staff, were among those deployed to teach administrative law officers courses in various centres of the university.

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Mr Masaba was a part-time staff and hailed from Mbale Nabumali and equally served as a police detective under the Uganda Police Force. He was in his early mid-30s and he was laid to rest in Nabumali town council last week.

On the other hand, Mr Mungau, also a part part-time staff had served in the various centres of Makerere University reasonably spread across the country.

Besides Makerere, the late Mungau served as a Grade One Magistrate under the judiciary, he was a trained lawyer and administrator as well, with two Master Degrees in both law and administration.

Makerere University through the department of community education has several centres spread across the country which are mandated to train Ugandans in several areas. many of these centres like the MBS one are as old as 60 years.

Some of the courses taught include administrative law officers course, public administration and management, project planning and management and medical records management among others.

There are also diploma programs and was a degree training centre for many years.

Makerere University Mbale branch was established in 1966 and serves the regions of Teso, Bugisu, Sebei and Bukedi among others.

Mr Julius Arinaitwe a lecturer under the Department of Community Education says as a university community they are saddened by their passing on.

“We shall miss them and we ask God to strengthen their families,” he mourned.

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