Centenary Group yesterday handed Makerere University $15,000 (about Shs. 57 million) to support events organized by the university to celebrate its 100 years of existence.
In his remarks, Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe commended the Centenary Group for their support, noting that the Group’s dedication to supporting young people in Uganda was of mutual benefit to the institution.
“Makerere University welcomes the support of the Centenary Group through this partnership which will benefit both Makerere University students and Ugandan youth as a whole. This donation is particularly special due to the presence of my predecessor, former Vice-Chancellor Professor John Ddumba-Ssentamu. , at the helm of the Centenary Group. Our continued success as a university is due to the leadership legacy of Professor Ddumba and the former leaders we planes,” he said.
Professor John Ddumba-Ssentamu, Chairman of Centenary Group, said he was particularly proud of the event because of the close relationship between Centenary and Makerere University.
“All the executives at the head of the Centenary subsidiaries are all alma mater of the university, namely Fabian Kasi – managing director of Centenary Bank, Dr. Grace Ssekakubo – president and managing director of Cente Tech and myself”, a- he declared.
Centenary Group owns Centenary Rural Development Bank and Centenary Technology Services Limited (Cente-Tech), the group’s technology company.
Uganda: Centenary Group gives Makerere University 57 million shillings for centenary celebrations
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