Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe(L) handing over to Prof. William Bazeyo (R) as the Chairperson Makerere University Appointments Board Mr Bruce Kabaasa looks on (Photo: Makerere PR Office)

Prof. William Bazeyo has taken over as the acting Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Finance and Administration at Makerere university.

This follows the appointment of Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe as the new Vice Chancellor, Makerere university. Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has been serving as the deputy Vice Chancellor.

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe handed over to Prof. Bazeyo on Friday 15th September 2017.

The ceremony was presided over by Mr. Bruce Balaba Kabaasa, Chairman Appointments Board who represented the Chairperson of the University Council, Eng. Dr. Charles Wana-Etyem.

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe congratulated Prof. Bazeyo upon his appointment.

He pledged to fully support Prof. Bazeyo in the execution of duties..

In his remarks, Prof. Bazeyo thanked the University Council for giving him another opportunity to serve Makerere University in a different capacity.

Prof. Bazeyo has been the Dean at the School of Public Health, College of Health at Makerere university.

Prof. Bazeyo’s 8-year tenure as Dean School of Public Health ends in September 2017.

He pledged to use his tested and proven resource mobilization skills to raise money for Makerere University.

The handover ceremony was attended by the Chairperson Finance, Planning, Administration and Investment Committee (FPAIC), Hon. Thomas Tayebwa, The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs – Dr. Okello-Ogwang,  The Academic Registrar- Mr. Alfred Masikye-Namoah, The University Bursar–Mr. Augustine Tamale, The Director Legal- Goddy Muhanguzi Muhumuza, The Acting Director Internal Audit-Mr. Benson Barigye; among others.