SAD: Former Makerere University Vice Chancellor passes on

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Makerere University fraternity woke up to shocking news of the passing on of their former Vice Chancellor Prof Asia Wandira who served as the. vice Chancellor from 1973 to 1975 and 1979 to 1986.

Prof. Wandira who has passed on aged 93 served his first tenure as Vice Chancellor from 1972 to 1975, after which he left Uganda. He served as Professor of Education at the University of Swaziland. On return to Uganda, he was named Minister of Education in 1979. Thereafter, Professor Wandira was appointed Vice Chancellor up to 1985.

He is the second longest serving head of Makerere University and among the few who got the chance of serving at two different intervals.

Prof. Asavia Wandira passed away at Nakasero Hospital, Kampala on Thursday 3rd October, 2019. He was born on 30th October 1926.

May his soul rest in peace

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