New UICT Governing Council Sworn-in

Next three years, the 17-person team will be in charge of leading the organization.


The Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology (UICT) has sworn in its new governing council.

Tim Lumunye, the Senior Principal Magistrate Grade 1 in Acting, performed the oath on Friday.

For the next three years, the 17-person team will be in charge of leading the organization.

Patrick Kakeeto, Barbara Asimwe, and Assoc. Prof. Agnes Rwashana Semwanga are members. The others are Ronald Mwayambala, Amos Mpungu, Japeth Kawanguzi, Dean Munene, John Ochira Pakony, and Munene.

Moses Mugenyi, Gloria Bako, Edson Nkurunungi, Anthony Muligisa, Rhoda Christine, Jennifer Namugumya, Irene Nakiyimba, and Dr. Fredrick Kitoogo are also members of the team.

Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, Minister of ICT and National Guidance, presided over the occasion at the Mestil Hotel in Kampala.

According to Section 77(2) of the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act of 2001, a governing council made up of diverse types of people must be created for each Tertiary Institution. The various constituencies are supposed to propose candidates for these categories.

Two individuals who have personally contributed to the development of Uganda’s agriculture, industry, technology, education, or commerce, one of whom shall be a woman, and a representative of the relevant professional body to the Tertiary Institution are among them. One of them represents a public university to which the institution is affiliated.

A representative of the Ministry responsible for Higher Education, a representative of the Ministry responsible for the field of study pursued by the Tertiary Institution, a representative of the District Council in which the Tertiary Institution is located, and the Principal and Deputy Principal of the Tertiary Institution are also included.

Dr. Chris Baryomunsi (L) being welcomed at the ceremony by Dr. Fredrick Edward Kitoogo (R)