KAMULI – Former Kagoma County MP Dr. Frank Nabwiso has hailed women in Uganda for actively participating in the education of their children.
“It is very clear that women have been instrumental in promoting education in this country. They attend school meetings and also prepare children for school every morning as well as actively engage in a child’s overall academic affairs than many men,” he said at the weekend.
Dr. Nabwiso, a renowned champion of education in Kagoma County in Jinja District in particular and Uganda generally, was speaking at El-Shaddai Junior Academy in Buwenge Town Council where he officiated at the school’s TOP Class graduation ceremony and commissioning of P.7 candidates.
Primary Seven candidates in the country will be writing their Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) next week.
He urged parents to support the school, which started 10 years ago saying it has a bright future to transform academic standards in the area.
According to Dr. Nabwiso, candidates should pray and trust God to excel in examinations adding: “Some people think there is no God. It is only God who understands the solar system. So there is no brain beyond God. Therefore, before sitting each exam, first, pray to God.”
He asked parents to develop a culture of discussing and preparing children for a bright future, saying youngsters ought to be encouraged that they can make it in life.
The school director, Mr. Ibrahim Kitamirike said the school that started in 2011 currently boasts of more than 150 pupils and this year, more than 12 candidates have been prepared to sit PLE.
He thanked parents for supporting the development of the school and urged them to bring more children for holistic education at the school.