MTN Uganda has contributed Ug180 million towards Makerere University’s centennial celebrations slated for October 2022.
MTN Uganda handed over its generous contribution to Professor Henry Alinaitwe the deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of finance and administration at the new MTN Uganda head quarters on Wednesday May 4th, 2022.
Mr Somdev Sen, the chief Marketing officer at MTN Uganda acknowledged that the contribution is simply a commitment towards MTN Uganda’s continuous effort to support learning institutions and ensure that the students of Uganda have a bright future.
“We are handing over 180 million to Makerere for the 100 years celebrations.This is our commitment to see that students at Makerere be part of MTN. In many ways going forward, the university will join hands with MTN where need be,” Somdev said.
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Professor Alinaitwe Henry thanked MTN Uganda for supporting Makerere University who he said have always partnered with the university in many ways and also availed opportunities to Makerere University students especially through internship opportunities.
Professor Alinaitwe also hinted about the future rehabilitation of Makerere University halls of residences, revealing that the institution is yet to receive 100 billion from the government of Uganda in order to ensure the success of this development.
Makerere University will be making 100 years of existence this year 2022 and the celebrations to commemorate this milestone achievement are slated for October 2022.