Sunday January 14 2018

How top government officials’ primary schools performed

Energy minister Irene Muloni. Budadiri Girls’

Energy minister Irene Muloni. Budadiri Girls’ Primary School, where she sat her PLE registered no pupil passing in Division One in last year's exams 

By PAUL TAJUBA & DAVID MAFABI

Kampala. Schools which were attended by different top government officials and public figures posted mixed results according to the Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) results released on Friday, with many of them posting no students passing in Division One.
Kyamatte Primary School, where Education minister Janet Museveni did her PLE, registered no first grade, just like Mulajje Primary School, which was attended by Dr John Chrysostom Muyingo, the State minister for Higher Education.

The other ministers whose former schools registered no pupil passing in Division One in the PLE results include: Trade minister Amelia Kyambadde’s Gayaza Primary School in Wakiso District and Budadiri Girls’ Primary School, where Energy minister Irene Muloni sat her PLE.
However, St Agnes Girls’ Boarding Primary School in Naggalama, Mukono District, where Ms Rosemary Seninde, the State minister for Primary Education sat her PLE, is ranked highly with 91 candidates in Division One out of 112 candidates who sat the exams from the school.

Shimoni Primary School, where Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga studied, registered 18 candidates in First Grades and 110 Second Grades.
Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioner General Doris Akol went to Nakasero Primary School, in Kampala. An analysis of PLE results shows that the school registered 36 candidates in First Grades and 272 Second Grades.
Naranbhai Road Primary School in Jinja District, where the Inspector General of Government, Ms Irene Mulyagonja, studied had four candidates pass in Division One and 84 in Second Grade.

Kinyasano Primary School in Mbarara District, where Opposition activist and four time presidential candidate, Dr Kizza Besigye, sat his PLE, has been ranked as one of the best performing schools with 63 pupils in Division One out of 78 candidates who sat for the exams.
At Mwiri Primary School in Jinja District where Mr Norbert Mao, the Democratic Party president wrote his exams, 21 emerged in Division One out of 58 candidates.
Kisinga Primary School, where Gen Mugisha Muntu, the former president of FDC did his PLE, registered 10 pupils in Division One out of 77 pupils who sat.

At Nkoni Primary School in Rakai District where Buganda kingdom premier Charles Mayiga studied, four pupils got Division One out of 50 pupils who sat for PLE.
Rugazi Primary School, where Chief Justice Bart Katureebe underwent for his elementary studies, no pupil got Division One out of 44 pupils who sat for PLE.

Mr Nathan Nandala Mafabi, the FDC secretary General’s Busamaga Primary School in Magulu, got no pupil in Division One out of 15 candidates who sat for PLE.
Kikonda Primary School, where Dr Kisamba Mugerwa, the National Planning Authority chairperson studied, got no candidates in Division One out of 49 pupils.

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