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Makerere suspends three students over damage of property

Prof Barnabas Nawangwe

Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe has suspended three students from the institution over damage of property on Sunday.

The students are Dhabona Jobs from the school of Psychology, Katuno Daniel pursuing B. Comm external, and Samuel Kigula a fourth year student of Medicine and Surgery.

In letters to each of then, Prof Nawangwe stated that the students were involved in acts that were intended to cause anarchy at the university, such as circulating inflammatory messages on social media, calling for defiance and disruption of university activities.

A Montage of the letters written to each of the suspended students.

“You also participated in an illegal demonstration, during which you disrupted the Guild Representative Council Session, pausing danger to the lives of the participants and causing damage to university property on August 5th, 2018,” the letters read.

Nawangwe further stated that the actions were in breach of the university policies and other national laws.

“In order to ensure the safety and security of members of the university, I hereby suspend you from Makerere University with immediate effect and until further notice.”

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