Prof. Opuda Takes Over As New Victoria University Chancellor

Prof. Opuda Takes Over As New Victoria University Chancellor

By Mable Nakibuuka

The management and staff of Victoria University on Tuesday August 18th, 2020, welcomed the new 3rd Chancellor Prof John Opuda Asiba, who was unveiled at  the University Victoria auditorium, during a function that was graced by Dr Sudhir Ruparelia.

Apart from Dr Sudhir, who is the Chairman Ruparelia Group of Companies, the function was also attended by Mr Rajiv Ruparelia, Ms Joystna Ruparelia, Ms Sheena Ruparelia, Ms Naiya K as the director of University and many other people, although  it was a scientific event.

In his welcome message, Dr. Sudhir Congratulated Prof. Opuda upon joining Victoria University Kampala, which is  one of the best universities in Uganda.

Dr Sudhir Ruparelia officiated over the function

A statement from the university noted: “He joins the university at a critical moment and brings to bear his expertise, wide-reach, experience and knowledge that will ensure that the university remains the top private institution in Uganda.”

A graduate with a veterinary Medical Degree from Makerere University, Prof. Opuda also holds a Masters Degree in Public Health and a PhD in Microbiology, Epidemiology and Public Health, both from the University of Minnesota, USA.

Ms Joystina Ruparelia and others also attended the function

His Public Health training has provided him with multi-sectoral knowledge application in Epidemiology ( observational and analytical), Administration, Economics, Education and Governance

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