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