Makerere Replaces Public Relations Officer

  • Posted on: 21 January 2019
  • By: Presenters

Makerere University has fired its Public Relations Officer Rita Namisango and appointed Dr Mohammed Kiggundu Musoke as the acting Manager Communications and International Relations.

Dr Kiggundu, a senior lecturer in the department of Humanities and Language Education is tasked with providing overall leadership to the communications office and overseeing the universities communications policy, over the next one year.

He is also expected to offer secretarial support to the office of the Vice Chancellor in communications through monthly press briefings, monitoring news articles, reports and periodicals about the university operations and monitoring and reviewing the coverage of the University in the media.

His appointment took effect on January 18, 2019, according to a letter, written on the same day by the Human Resources Director Andrew Abunyang.

Kiggundu, is the immediate former chairperson of Makerere University Academic Staff Association -MUASA. He handed over to the suspended Dr Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi in February last year.