The Katikkiro (Prime Minister) of Buganda Kingdom Charles Peter Mayiga has mentioned that it’s a mistake to permit individuals with solely certificates of superior stage of Schooling (senior 6) to contest for political workplaces that contain policymaking within the nation.
Owek. Mayiga expressed his dissatisfaction whereas delivering an inaugural public lecture for the previous Buganda Katikkiro Martin Luther Nsibirwa at Makerere College on Friday.
He mentioned greater political workplaces should be ran by educated leaders at greater establishments of studying if a rustic is to have high quality management.
He disclosed that as a result of the late Nsibirwa was a educated chief, he foresaw the need of a having studying establishment in Buganda when the populists had been solely specializing in opposing colonial solutions of increasing Makerere school (now Makerere College).
“I all the time say that management or politics is just not a recreation but it surely’s concerning the livelihood and the wellbeing of individuals (the widespread man). So it’s a mistake to suppose that individuals who have carried out nothing after their theoretical examine at school, good orators and ideal debating abilities could make good directors,” he mentioned.
Mayiga additional cautioned that the political system Uganda adopted poses a hazard of manufacturing incompetent individuals who view political contests merely as a measure of their populism.
“From what we all know Nsibirwa was neither an individual trusting in ideology or a populist. And if he had been so, perhaps Makerere College wouldn’t be there, as a result of it was straightforward to say we will’t give away the Kingdom land. Subsequently, management in its correct kind ought to focus on delivering outcomes and leaders who’re correctly oriented, search to be judged on the issues they’ve carried out for the individuals and never merely on what number of guarantees they will make.”
Mayiga additionally suggested that with the intention to have high quality leaders in Uganda, greater studying establishments plus students ought to come out with options on how leaders and people aspiring to be each within the company world and politics will be polished for the betterment of the nation.
“Emphasis must be placed on the few choice standards and coaching strategies of our chief. I strongly imagine that actions communicate louder than phrases and our individuals shouldn’t be taken by the empty sloganeering by the populists however by the execution of tangible packages to enhance their requirements of residing. Martin Luther Nsibirwa left a really massive lesson that each chief should be taught. ‘You need to do what it’s important to do at occasions or many occasions’ So giving the land to colonialists to construct Makerere College was the appropriate factor to do regardless of the populists noticed it as an issue.”
Nsibirwa, a two-time Buganda premier, was murdered as he walked out of church service at Namirembe Cathedral in 1945. He was buried on the identical church. His loss of life adopted the handover of an enormous chunk of land for the growth of then Makerere Faculty into the College of East Africa on September 4, 1945. The land in query was within the arms of personal homeowners, who had been against the concept.
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