March 4, 2024

Bishop Olwa implores All Saints’ University Lango graduates to fight moral decadence

By Denish Ongora (denish.ongora@vol.co.ug)

Lira

Bishop of Lango Diocese has tasked over 300 students who graduated from All Saints’ University, Lango to fight against moral decadence in the society.

Bishop Prof. Alfred Olwa who doubles as the chancellor of All Saints’ University Lango while conferring Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates to students who completed their studies in various disciplines during the 10th graduation ceremony held last week at the university new site, near Lango Cultural Center, Lira City East division said there are few who are morally upright nowadays coupled with increase in cases of homosexuality.

He said the world needs people who are properly trained with good moral traits to withstand the evil trend.

Olwa who is also the chairman University governing council of Uganda Christian University Mukono asked the graduates to portray the values of the University which is founded by the church.

Bishop Olwa encouraged All Saints’ University to continue teaching morals to students and also ensure that they embark on research and innovations.

He implored the citizens of all walks of life to observe the motto of the country which is, “for God and my country” by ensuring that they avoid ungodly practices.

Chairman University Governing Council ASUL Francis Peter Ojede said the council has resolved and directed the management to apply for a charter from National Council of Higher Education.

Ojede also announced the university’s plan of constructing a block for Information and communication technology and other offices at the new site.

Vice Chancellor of ASUL prof. Andrew Anthony Cula said they have embarked on research with support of the Church of Uganda Research Association.

Prof. Cula also stated that ASUL is starting the teaching of sign language with help of Uganda National Association of the Deaf.

The graduates in an interview with Voice of Lango expressed their enthusiasm and will to transform their communities to create a positive impression on the university.

The graduation ceremony started later than scheduled following the waiting and failure by the chief Guest, the Prime Minister Robinah Nebbanja, to go to the function or send her representative.