By Our Reporter
KAMPALA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA| Victoria University has got a new management board. The 14 man board was sworn in on Wednesday.
Among the 14 is veteran journalist, Andrew Mwenda, founder and Managing Editor of the Independent Magazine.
Victoria University is owned by city mogul Dr Sudhir Ruparelia.
During a function at the university premises, Joram Kahenano was sworn in as the chairperson of the council to be deputised by Joseph Biribonwa, a former commissioner of the Electoral Commission.
Other members of the council are Dr Chirag Kotecha, James Kalebo, Dr Mary Kanyiginya, Sameer Thakar, Dr Kabonesa Consolata, Rashid Semambo and Dr Lawrence Muganga.
Others are: Mark Serebe, John Bosco Walakira and Katusabe Ssemwezi
The Chancellor of the university, Prof John Opuda Asibo said the university must continue promoting quality learning to bring out the best in the graduates.
“People should be transformative and whoever comes should get a first-class because this university is capable of transforming them even if they come with a minimum requirement. This university is not a place of how well you enter it, but how well you get out of it,” he said.
Rajiv Ruparelia, a director of the university, pledged full support to the newly inaugurated council.
“If you want to be the best then you also ought to build the best team. Come up with plenty of innovations and opportunities, we shall support you and above all build a good working relationship with your clients who are your students because your biggest success is your students,” Rajiv said.