KANUNGU– The Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Hajji Shafique Ssekandi Sengooba has reassured the general public that the government is committed to support the education sectors at all levels without discrimination.
Hajji Shafique Ssekandi made the remarks today while presiding over the commissioning of a 3 Classroom Block and 5 Stance VIP Latrine at Burema Secondary School in Kanyantorogo Sub county in Kanungu District.
The Construction of the two structures was wholly funded by the government of Uganda at a cost of Ugx 223.6 million and was constructed by GESES Uganda Ltd led by Eng Peter Nkurunungi and supervised by the Kanungu District Engineer.
The RDC observed that the government of Uganda is undertaking several capital projects in Kanungu District which include the tarmacking of Rukungiri – Ishasha – Kanungu Road, construction of Katete Seed School, Construction of Kinaba Health Center III and the recently completed Kihihi Health Center III which indicate that the government wants the lives of the people of Kanungu improved.
Hajji Ssekandi asked Burema Secondary School leaders that since the Government has managed to put better structures for the school, they should also work hard and produce better results in examinations.
The Chairperson of the Board of Governors of Burema Secondary School Mrs Kakama Allen who is also an Assistant Commissioner in charge of Management Services in the Ministry of Public Service thanked the Ministry of Education for supporting the development of the Burema Secondary School which she said nartured her as an old student.
The Headteacher Rev Emmanuel Mutabazi said that Burema Secondary School has total enrollment of 345 students and thanked the governmemt for considering the construction of the structures at school.
The occasion was also used by the Board of Governors led by Mrs Kakama to reward the outstanding students who excelled in the 2019 examinations and teachers ensured that their students attained distinction in the subjects they taught.
The students who were rewarded with a mattress each included Turyasiima Kenneth and Niwamanya Davis while the teachers were Niyonsaba Joshua, Tumwesigye Obed Tukwasibwe Miriam and Ampumuza Challottee.
The event was attended by Kanungu District Education Officer Sunday Charles, the Diocese of Kinkizi Education Secretary Rev Stella Arinaitwe, the District Councilors, the Sub County leadership and members of the Board of Governors among many others.