The Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU) has pledged to continue supporting International students amid COVID-19 pandemic.

The University Coordinator of the Institution, Dr Sulaiti Kabali made the promise on Saturday when meeting the leaders of the students.

Dr Kabali said the university will continue providing security, medical care and other essential services to the students during the time.

“I want to commend you for displaying good behaviour since the beginning of the forced holiday. Some malpractices may be there but you have tried to behave well,”

“The university administration will continue supporting you during your stay on the campus. It is our request that you should improve your adhering to the rules and regulations of the university,” he said.

Dr Kabali also asked the international students to continue observing Government precautionary measures against COVID-19 pandemic.

He urged the students to minimize moving out of the campus, observe physical distancing, use face mask, use alcohol based hand sanitizers among others to win the battle against the novel coronavirus.

“During your stay here, you should continue observing all precautionary measures set by Government to fight against COVID-19. You can also be doing some exercises to keep your body physically fit. COVID-19 will end ,God willing and the university will reopen ,” Dr Kabali said.

The 32nd Guild President of Islamic University Students Union (IUSU) Mahamoud Ali from Somalia thanked the university for accommodating the students during the time.

IUIU has international students from countries such as Malawi, Kenya, Tanzania, Comoros, Ethiopia, Somalia, Nigeria, South Sudan, Rwanda, DRC and Niger.

Post credit to
Bright Malenga
Minister of information
Islamic University Students’ Union (IUSU)

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