The appointment was made by the Chairperson of Board of Directors of the Uganda Technology and Management University.
Sadiq replaces Prof. Benon Basheka whose term in office ended August 2019. Sadiq has been contracted for two years with the university with an option of one more year.
Sadiq is currently the chairperson, Steering Committee to Establish the Sali International School of Fertility Medicine and Endoscopy Surgery, Women’s Hospital International and fertility Centre in Kampala.
The professor worked with Kampala International University (Western campus) as a senior lecturer and Deputy Vice Chancellor (2005 – 2015).He also worked as Deputy Vice-Chancellor at St. Augustine International University.
He has experience of more than ten years in administrative positions in dealing with governance, policies and procedures, accreditation and quality assurance process, budget development, organizational leadership and relationship building with students and staff.
The professor is a co-founder of Teaching and Research in Natural Sciences for Development (TReND) in Africa, a Non-Governmental Organization dedicated to the advancement of science research and education in Africa.