Makerere suspends 15 students for stealing forks


Makerere University has suspended 15 students for causing the institution the loss of 200 forks in a strike last month.

The students who hail from Lumumba hall are accused of raiding Mary Stuart hall, a girl’s residence and stealing forks, cups, plates and other kitchen ware.

According to a letter by the office of the Vice Chancellor, Prof Dumba Ssentamu, the students are expected to vacate the university premises by Tuesday, October 25, not later than 5:00pm.

The suspended are; Donart Nayebare and Aziz Tworo, Fahad Ndugwa, Joseph Mugume, Solomon Taremwa, Francis Kayiira, Timothy Mabule and Ayesige,James Kigenyi, Daniel Wabugoya, Simon Wanyera, May Francis Abit, Samuel Kigula, Kassim Rashid Njalira and Rodgers Ashabahebwa.

“It has been brought to my attention that on the evening of October 19, 2016 at or about 6:30pm, you….a resident of Lumumba hall, incited students and invaded Mary Stuart kitchen serving counter. You destroyed property including; chairs, cups and plates,” Ssentamu said.

He said the case will be presented to the University Disciplinary Committee.

Last month, resident students of Lumumba, Mary Stuart and Complex halls went on strike protesting poor quality of meals served.

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