The Luwero district Kadhi office together with the district Muslim District Education Board have embarked on strengthening the smooth running of Muslims schools in Luwero district.
Speaking shortly after the installation of the School Management Committee(SMC) for Wobulenzi UMEA Kigulu, Ramadhan Mulindwa, Luwero district Kadhi said they have tasked the education department together with the board to ensure that all Muslim founded Schools have committed, competent and able SMC members.
“We have sensitised the new school managers, to put their sect’s differences aside when they come to matters of general Muslims, we asked them to always follow the Schools, Vision and missions, “he said.
He tasked them to excel in academics by empowering teachers and motivating them, being accountable and ensuring that there is, Islamic text books, physical developments among others.
“As foundation body we committed ourselves to render necessary support to ensure that Wobulenzi UMEA and other Muslim founded Schools shines throughout. We have inducted the SMC about their roles, “he said.
Mulindwa said there is need for the proper management of the school and its resources through monitoring, planning, proper accountability among others.
He stated that these people should control the expenditures at school through streamlining the collection of school dues by putting a school bursar, opening SMC accounts, and allocating funds to various school committee’s such as Academics, welfare, development, finance, disciplinary, sports among others.
He said they should also ensure that theology studies are given priority in order to raise God fearing children and the leaders of tomorrow.
“We asked the SMC to always work hand in hand with the headteacher, seek guidance on matters they don’t know, strengthen community involvement to ensure that the number of learners increases, and shape the school’s future by developing self and working with others to achieve all these,”he said.
The induction was attended by district Secretary for education,Abdallah Jumah Faris,Ishaq Kasoma ,assistant secretary for education, Nkonge Sultan the chairman education committee – East Buganda Muslim Region among others.