Reverend Justine Arama Badi, the Archbishop of the South Sudan Anglican Communion is among the three people who graduated with PhDs on Friday at Uganda Christian University.
Reverend Arama Badi and Emmanuel Mukeshimana graduated with doctorates in Theology while Mary Naula graduated with a doctorate in Literature.
Arama noted that despite the political instability back home, he had managed to complete his studies.
He intends to use his newly acquired skills to promote what he called advanced knowledge love, peace and forgiveness among Sudanese.
Speaking as Chief Guest at the graduation, Rev. Canon Sammy Wainaina of All Saints Cathedral, Kenya urged the graduates to be Christians with integrity while at work.
“Most Christians today have no integrity. They are Christians only in church and while at work they become like other people. Be careful about politicians who silence the church and people. They tend to buy you presents, which compromise you and you fail to deliver the best work,” Wainaina noted.
Rev. Canon Dr. John Senyonyi, the outgoing UCU Vice Chancellor asked the graduates to value the education attained.
“You have gained an education, which has armed you with knowledge. This will help you think and learn more. There are no shortcuts to accomplishment. You will not be a champion in any profession without perseverance.” Senyonyi says.
A total of 341 students graduated yesterday.