Makerere Vc to Striking Lecturers: No money For Incentives

Makerere University vice chancellor Prof John Ddumba-Ssentamu has appealed to striking academic staff to resume working, arguing that the university currently has no money to pay their incentives.

"As University management, we can't promise to pay this money now. We are waiting for government to help us. I appeal to all lecturers to be patient with us as we arrange to get their Incentive arrears," the economics professor said in a phone interview with Journalism@mak.

Prof Ddumba-Ssentamu Expresses Undying Love For Makerere As MasterCard Awards 200 Scholarships To Students

Just at a time when Makerere University is emersed in a sea of challenges like severe financial constraints and unending strikes by students and staff, the vice chancellor Prof John Ddumba-Ssentamu has come out to say that he loves the institution whole heartedly.

Prof Ddumba-Ssentamu was speaking at a function that was held at Makerere Univeristy on Friday where MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program (MCFSP) awarded 200 scholarhips to needy students to study different programmes at the same campus.