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Centre for Lifelong Learning’s Abim Centre graduates its first

Centre for Lifelong Learning on October 21, 2011 graduated 22 learners who successfully completed their short course leading to the award of Certificate in Public Administration and Management of Makerere University. The course which was in line with the CLL motto, “taking Makerere University to the communities and bringing the communities to Makerere University” ran from June – October 2011 at Abim Secondary School.

The award ceremony was officiated by Mr. Silvester Opira, the Resident District Commissioner Abim District. Other dignitaries who spoke during occasion included the Chairman Abim District Local Government, the District Education Officer Abim District and the Coordinator Centre for Lifelong Learning.

The District Leaders pledged to support Makerere University in its efforts to bring University service nearer to the people. The chairman told the excited graduates that his government would build a Community Learning Centre at Abim for use by Centre for Lifelong Learning in which the students in Abim and the surrounding districts would enjoy academic comfort. The graduates requested for more courses and at Diploma and Degree levels.

By Sheila Mwebaze Tindi