By Our Reporter
Makerere University has resumed the issuance of admission letters to new students despite the ongoing strike of lecturers.
Admission letters are being issued at Senate Building, said a statement from the University’s Public Relations Department.
Following the closure of the University, the issuance of admission letters had been decentralized and the admission letters were being issued at Colleges.College leaders however joined the striking lecturers last week and stopped issuing admission letters .
“But with effect from Monday 19th August 2013, the issuance of admission letters has been centralized, and we advise all prospective students to pick their admission letters from the Senate Building,” said Ritah Namisago, Makerere University Public Relations officer.
On Monday 12 students were arrested protesting the closure of the University, demanding immediate reopening.
They were charged with inciting violence and were detained at Wandegeye Police station. “They will be presented before court as soon as investigations are done,” said the OC Wandegeya Police station