Rema Namakula’s husband, Hamza Ssebunya excited graduands at Makerere as the university kicked off its four day 70th convocation, Tuesday morning.
Ssebunya graduated with a Bachelors degree of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.
Ssebunya’s classmates could not hide the excitement when they saw the now husband to popular local musician Rema Namakula. Many graduands were seen asking for a photo moment with Ssebunya while others cheered on in excitement.
Namakula introduced Ssebunya in pomp and fanfare on November 14, 2019 in Nabbingo along Masaka road. The ceremony attracted unprecedented attention and interest from the media and general public.
Makerere is expected to confer degrees and award diplomas to a total of 13,509 graduands from today, Tuesday, January 14 to Friday, January 17, 2020 at the university’s Freedom Square.
Out of the 13,509 graduands, 6,820 (50.5%) are female and 6689 (49.5%) are male. 61 are receiving PhDs and 1173 are getting their masters. 422 of these got first-class degrees with the best coming from the Makerere University Business School (MUBS) with a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 4.92. The best student in sciences, Sarah Namayengo, posted a CGPA of 4.83 and yesterday she received a plaque and sh1m from the University.
Edited by David Tumusiime