The deputy speaker of parliament Jacob Oulanyah has urged Makerere university students to desist from expressing their grievances in violent means.
He urged them to engage in peaceful dialogue with the administration.
Oulanyah’s call came as he addressed students, university officials and other dignitaries who turned up for the fundraising initiative to raise money to support poor but bright female students.
The drive raised Shs 63 million.
“I can tell you that we had the largest number of strikes but our strikes were never destructive. We could come and sit in the assembly and we speak and encourage students not to go to classes but we never broke one window, we never threw one stone,” he said.
He urged the students at Makerere university to table their concerns following the right procedures.
He said:”You can sit down and not move and ask the vice chancellor to come and talk to you about certain things without being violent, without destroying property, without throwing stones, without even insulting any body,”he said.