Busiro south MP, Sematimba Simon Peter has reportedly excelled in the just released Uganda Advanced certificate of education (UACE) results.
The MP sat for his papers at Kakoola High School in Ziroobwe sub-county, Luweero district. Sematimba who was recently described by his head teacher as an obedient student, sat took Divinity, Literature, Fine Art and a subsidiary of Computer.
According to results, the MP got 13 point out of 20 and that corresponds to 65 percent. He scored GP: C 6, CRE: D, Lit: D, Art: B, CST: 4
According to the results released by the minister of education and sport, Janet Kataha Museveni, a total of 103,301 candidates who sat for the exams, 38,737 obtained three principle passes, 26,986 have obtained two principle passes and 23,327 have obtained one principle pass while a total of 12,828 have obtained a subsidiary.
The results indicate that female candidates performed better than their male counterparts at all levels. The failure rates among female candidates are also lower at 0.9 per cent as compared to their male counterparts at 1.7.
“When Sematimba came here with the intention to sit UACE, I doubted his seriousness and ability to follow up with classwork. He has proved me wrong,” Mr Micheal Wagaba said in November last year.