BREAKING NEWS: Makerere University Deputy VC Prof William Bazeyo Resigns

Reliable information reaching our news desk confirms, Makerere University Deputy Ag. Vice-Chancellor (Finance and Administration) has resigned from the top job at the University.

Our snoops established that Prof Bazeyo submitted his resignation and prior informed various stakeholders at the Premier University.

“I am writing to inform you that today 8th October 2020, I have submitted my resignation from the Position of Ag DVC (F & A) to the appointing authority,” Dr. Bazeyo wrote, in an email.

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“I have done this for personal and family reasons and it takes immediate effect,’ the email added.

Prof Bazeyo also opted out of the search for the next Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the same Position

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This comes barely a month after he scooped a multi-billion dollar grant at the University in health-related research which piped in amidst protests from some university staff members on what they called ‘illegal’ appointment of the embattled Professor as Deputy Vice-Chancellor.

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According to Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, the university’s Vice-Chancellor, Bazeyo’s grant is the largest single grant win by an academician in the history of Uganda.