Minister Muyingo addressing the press over issues of Busoga University. Photo credit, T.S Baleke/

Parents and students have been warned not to be duped by anyone at Busoga University to get deceived that there is studying going on at the defunct university.

State Minister for Higher Education, Dr.John Chrysostom Muyingo has told reporters in Jinja that no business in line with academics is expected to be going on at the University as of now.

Dr. Muyingo who was also appointed by the president to chair the Busoga University Transitional Committee says that, currently government is carrying out an audit at the defunct university on whose recommendations it shall be based.

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The team carrying out audit, the minister said, are from the Auditor General’s office who will also seek to establish the university‚Äôs financial management, staffing and student population records.

At the beginning of last year, President Museveni ordered the takeover of the university after it was closed by National Council of Higher Education (NCHE) for lack of minimum standards.

The university leaders have since been embroiled in a bitter row of words with the NCHE.