President Museveni has met and held a meeting with the new Vice-Chancellor of Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) Professor Celestino Obua who assumes his duties on October 24th 2014.
The new Vice-Chancellor was appointed by the Mbarara University of Science and Technology Council on June 4.
Prof. Celestino Obua was presented to the President at State House, nurse Entebbe on Wednesday by MUST Chancellor Professor Peter Mugyenyi, who is also the current Executive Director of the Kampala-based Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC).
President Museveni and the new Vice Chancellor discussed a wide range of issues pertaining to the development and attainment of further academic excellence of Mbarara University of Science and Technology.
The university is one of the eight public universities and degree awarding institution in Uganda. It commenced student intake and instruction in 1989.
Professor Obua obtained his Doctorate as Professor of Pharmacology at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden having obtained a Master’s Degree in Pharmacology from Makerere University and Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Dar-es-Salaam.
The Minister of State for Primary Education, Mr. Kamanda Bataringaya and the Chairman of Mbarara University Council, Dr. Ben Mbonye, attended the meeting.