Mary Okwakol

Former Vice Chancellor of Busitema University

Mary Jossy Nakhanda Okwakol (born 1951) is a Ugandan university professor, academic administrator, zoologist and community leader. She is the current chairperson of the Uganda National Examinations Board. She holds the degree of Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Zoology, obtained in 1974, from Makerere University, the oldest university in East Africa. She also holds the degree of Master of Science (MSc), in Zoology, obtained in 1976, also from Makerere University. Her degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Zoology was also obtained from Makerere University, in 1992.

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  • Education is the key to empowerment and development. As educators, our role is not just to transmit knowledge, but to build confidence, critical thinking skills, and a sense of responsibility in our students.

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