Makerere University has taken steps to sue a contractor worker over deferred Makerere University Graduation Gowns in front of its 70th graduation.
On February 20, 2017, Makerere executed an agreement with Team Uniform Limited to supply and deal graduation outfits to Makerere University graduands over a concurred timeframe.
Cyclone Times has built up that with the college’s 70th assembly quick coming, just 6383 Makerere University Graduation Gowns, 900 tops, and 6792 hoods have been conveyed in various portions by Team Uniform Limited.
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This number is not as much as what is required for the meeting with at any rate 13,509 graduands holding back to be presented upon degrees and granted confirmations over the four-day service.
In an announcement got to by this site, Yusuf Kiranda the Acting University Secretary, Makerere has advised the Team Uniform Limited about a break of agreement and any further postponement would see the college looking for legal cures.
“The motivation behind this letter, there fore, is to inform you about the aforementioned rupture of agreement and to expect you to convey all the necessary outfits, tops and hoods immediately, regardless not later than close of business today tenth January 2020. Resistance on your part will urge us to look for legal cures,” the letter peruses to some extent.
The graduation function is planned for January 14 to January 17, 2020.
Makerere included that the postponement has prompted genuine concerns being raised by the University Council, Management and the overall population with the most unfortunately being the pointless pressure and stress it has exposed to the graduands and their folks or watchmen and the negative attention to Makerere which marks its picture.
A few reports additionally demonstrated that the main bunch of the outfits that were gotten at the college, were imported from China. Makerere now says this was against Section 22.1 of their acquirement contract.
“As an open element, Makerere University has a solid promise to the Buy Uganda Build Uganda (BUBU) approach and thusly thinks about the honor of agreements to nearby organizations as a feature of its commitment to the advancement of neighborhood content as required by the strategies of the Government of Uganda,” Reads another piece of the letter.
When of gathering this report, It was not yet clear about the appearance date of the second group of the outfit transfer with the main assembly due on Tuesday January, 14.