By George William Kakooza
Old Students of Nkumba day and boarding primary school, class of 1998, led by their President Yosiya Kimogofu have handed over their newly just boy’s dormitory to the school management.
The initiative is a continuation of the re-build Nkumba ongoing initiative, started during the COVID-19 partial lockdown to restore the school’s lost glory. The initiative is spearheaded by the school’s alumni association. With phase 1 complete and phase 2 underway, emphasis has been put on the renovation of the classroom blocks.
During the handover ceremony on Sunday, the President of the class 1998 Yosiya Kimogofu revealed that the work done was equivalent to Ugx 15.3 million, contributed by 88 Old students of their year out of a total of 160 classmates.
According to Kimogofu, it is their duty as former students to stand with the school; pull funds and restore the lost glory.
Elfaz Bongoly Wamala the Wakiso District senior Inspector of Schools, who presided over the function, commended the work well-done by the old students and appealed to others schools to emulate the Nkumba style.
The school head mistress Majorine Mubeezi Kalemera, with teachers, parents and the students leadership thanked the old students for caring about the welfare of the school that offered them letters of opportunity.
The Nkumba old student’s alumni, widely spread across the world was in March this year appalled by the state of the schools, with several dilapidated structures, commenced a drive that saw several of the old students contributing to the renovation and innovation of the school.
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