By Kamoga Willy
STATEMENT ON DECISION BY THE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE LDC REGARDING THE ACADEMIC REGISTRAR’S DEPARTMENT
At its meeting on Tuesday 20th December 2022, the Management Committee considered a report of the Appointments Sub-Committee in respect of various disciplinary proceedings and took the following decisions regarding the Academic Registrar’s Department:
- Dr. Everest Turyahikayo, Academic Registrar, is found guilty of gross misconduct as provided for under Order 8.1.3 of the LDC Standing Orders, 2017, on grounds of unprofessional and unethical conduct unbecoming of an Academic Registrar. Dr. Everest Turyahikayo is accordingly dismissed with immediate effect from the service of LDC pursuant to Order 8.2.4 (e) of the LDC Standing Orders, 2017.
- Ms. Mary Nakigozi, Assistant Academic Registrar, is found guilty of gross misconduct as provided for under Order 8.1.3 of the LDC Standing Orders, 2017, on grounds of failure to professionally and ethically discharge the responsibilities and high standards required of her office in management and processing of examination results. Ms. Mary Nakigozi is accordingly dismissed with immediate effect from the service of LDC pursuant to Order 8.2.4 (e) of the LDC Standing Orders.
- Dr. Leonard Ssozi, Assistant Academic Registrar, whose current contract of employment expires on 31 st December 2022, has resigned from the service of LDC. Dr. Leonard Ssozi’s contract shall therefore not be renewed.
- The Director is mandated to make arrangements for the continued smooth operations of the Academic Registrar’s Department and to fill the consequential vacancies at the earliest possible opportunity.
The Management Committee reiterates its commitment to protecting the interests of students, lecturers, staff, and all stakeholders and ensuring strict adherence to a zero-tolerance policy towards any form of unprofessional, unethical, or improper conduct.
Lukyamuzi Harris Ddungu:
SECRETARY LAW DEVELOPMENT CENTRE