Uganda Christian University launches 1.7billion road construction project

UCU officials at the launch of the road construction project

Uganda Christian University (UCU) has launched a road construction project that will cost 1.7 billion shillings.

The launch took place on Wednesday 19 April 2017 at the main campus in Mukono.

The commissioning marked the start of the first phase of the construction of Suubi, Sanyu, Library Rise, Alpha Roads, ascent to Agape road, access to Junction, and Football Field access- all within UCU) at a cost of UGX 1,731,052,080 (Uganda Shillings One billion seven hundred thirty-one million fifty two thousand eighty shillings only) a statement on the university’s website reads.

Rev. Canon Dr. John Senyonyi, the UCU Vice Chancellor thanked the university community for the patience and asked the contractor to exhibit a sense of excellence in job. The project will be funded by the students’ development fees.

Rajendra Prasad, the Regional Finance Officer, Stirling Civil Engineering Ltd, a company that was contracted to build the road assured the University officers of his company’s commitment to quality work and complete the project in the agreed contracted period.

The project is expected to be finished in three months.

It is hoped that the construction will improve student and staff experiences at UCU which was recently voted as the most beautiful Christian university in Africa and the 50th in the world.