The National council for higher education has closed the great lakes Universty-Kanunngu Universty for one month over contested ownership and the mismanagement of the Universty.
closure comes nine days after the NCHE blocked the institution’s graduation ceremony due to fights between the current management and alleged founder members who had set different graduation dates for the same students.
According to the letter drafted by Mary okwakol the executive director for NCHE on 23rd/11/2021,it directed the Vice-Chancellor of the Great Lakes Regional University Dorothy Kabugo to close for a month to enable thorough investigations into the ownership wrangles.
The letter was copied to the Minister of Education and Sports, the Minister of State for Higher Education, the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Education, Chairperson NCHE, RDC Kanungu, DPC Kanungu, Dr Hamlet Mbabazi Kabushenga and Honest Wikins Natukwasa.
According to the directive, the management, staff, and students was to vacate the University premises by 12 noon yesterday and should only return when NCHE reaches a decision.