By; Our Reporter
The security detail of Education and Sports Minister, Janet Kataha Museveni has roughed up a Makerere University Professor.
Janet’s body guards roughed up Prof. Jacob Godfrey Agea this morning to pave way for the first lady in a stretch between the College of Social Sciences – CHUSS and Makerere Main Building.
According to eye witnesses, Prof. Agea was walking past the Main Building from his College as the first lady was leaving the university after opening the Makerere-Sweden Bilateral Research Programme Annual Planning Meeting an event organized to discuss and appraise the research undertakings, learning and information sharing about developments in the field of Research, Technology and Innovation.
The professor screamed for help as the soldiers lifted him up with no assistance.
The Education and Sports Minister, Janet Kataaha Museveni in her address cautioned the University community against resorting to strikes as a means of expressing their grievances.
She appealed to students to cooperate with the university management to ensure that public universities are run in a peaceful environment to enable such projects take off. She also asked higher education institutions to devise peaceful means of resolving conflicts.
She commended the Mak-Sida research partnership, saying “Research is the only avenue for the production of the high caliber of the human resource for knowledge through research and experimentation leading to creation and adaption of innovation.