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Lukwago speaks out on Mary Stuart fire

Lukwago speaking to the Media

Kampala City Lord Mayor Elias Lukwago has called upon the government and the university administration to embark on considering people’s safety first.

Speaking to the media early this morning while visiting Mary Stuart hall, Lukwago said that its unfortunate that a tall building like Mary Stuart building has no exit measures. Fire gutted Mary Stuart Hall at Makerere University something that left about three students injured.

Lukwago toured the affected area, talked to those who got injured and comforted those that lost their property,

Mary Stuart Hall was completed in 1953 and named after Bishop Stuart’s wife, who had worked hard for the betterment of women education during her time in Uganda. The Hall’s first extension; as shown in the first picture, were completed in 1959. Extensions included an enlargement of the Dining Hall and construction of a new wing, which included a delightful Junior Common Room and a small set of rooms for research students.

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