By Najibu Mulema
The guild president of the prestigious Makerere University,Roy Semboga has been arrested by police at the university gate on his way to petition parliament over university closure.
Semboga wants the parliament to explain whether it was necessary for the government to close down the university over an issue which could be solved amicably.
Makerere University was closed on 1st November following President Yoweri Museveni’s directive.Museveni was forced to close the university after a violent strike by the students who were protesting against the lecturers denial to teach them.
The lecturers under their Umbrella of Makerere University Academic Staff Association(MUASA) laid down tools demanding the university council to pay them their incentive arrears of shs 28 billion.