President Idi Amin was present at the graduation ceremony for students at Uganda's Makerere University in Kampala on Tuesday (October 8) when over 300 students were handed their degrees.
GV Makerere University with guests gathered on lawn.
SV AND CU Drummers lead procession watched by people in tree. (3 shots)
CU Graduates in procession.
SV PAN Faculty members seated.
SV Officials in procession with lady mace-bearer preceding President Amin.
LV AND GV Graduates seated in front of dais. (2 shots)
SV AND CU Amin seated.
LV AND CU Band plays. (3 shots)
SV Amin and others listen to band.
LV AND GV Students and others seated listening to band.
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Background: President Idi Amin was present at the graduation ceremony for students at Uganda's Makerere University in Kampala on Tuesday (October 8) when over 300 students were handed their degrees.
President Amin, who is Chancellor of the University, was welcomed onto the campus by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor A. Wandira before walking in procession to the lawns where the graduation ceremony took place.
Diplomas and degrees in education, arts, science and medicine were among those presented to the students, who then heard President Amin congratulate them all on their diligence and final success.
SYNOPSIS: Makerere University, Kampala... and it's graduation day for over 300 students. Having completed their studies, they walk in procession to the university lawns, where they will be given their degrees and diplomas.
Members of the University Faculty took their places to await the arrival of the President of Uganda, President Idi Amin. He is Chancellor of Makerere University... and also, on this special day, an honoured guest.
Degrees in education, arts, sciences and medicine were among those presented to the students, who heard their President congratulate them all on their diligence and the success of their studies.
Accompanying the president at the ceremony were Ugandan religious leaders, judges, heads of diplomatic missions and government ministers.
Thus, in the presence of the Ugandan leader and President, Makerere University and its students completed a proud day with music.