St. Joseph’s college Ombaci paid farewell tribute to the outgone Headteacher Mr. Tumwesigye Andrew on 5th March 2018 at St. Joseph’s College Ombaci chapel. The function was organized by the College Community to give recognition to the immense contributions Mr. Tumwesigye Andrew made to the development of the College.
The Acting Headteacher Mr.Ondoga Charles,told those present that Tumwesigye Andrew kept a great principle while he carried on his duty as Headteacher. He also said that Mr. Tumwesigye shall fondly be remembered in the history of the college for having rescued “a sinking ship” and made it float.
The College community will particularly remember their former Headteacher for always putting God first during good times and also bad times, growing the academic progress of the college, having an attitude of resilience and accepting to work in poor places away from home, not giving up easily, even if remained alone fighting emphasizing and building teams for success, working hard and extra without extra pay, being very honest and not taking any public property for personal gain, always being straight forward, loving the people and west Nile as a whole. Tumwesigye trained people to succeed and not fearing them to take his position, instituting IT innovations in academic and financial management, greening Ombaci College, always accepting wise advice from junior staff, attracting other stakeholders to put up new structures for example the ADB Projects and rehabilitating the school infrastructure were tributes given at his farewell party.These traits according to the college committee have made Tumwesigye a hero in Ombaci and West Nile.
The Acting Headteacher Ondoga Charles has pledged to continue with the vision of the former Headmaster to make St. Joseph’s college Ombaci a Centre of academic excellence based on the fear of God, discipline and sacrifice.
The College Community appreciated the Government through the ministry of Education and Sports for bringing him to Ombaci and entrusting him with the responsibilities.
This year St. Joseph’s college Ombaci will celebrate the St. Joseph’s Day and Platinum Jubilee on 24th March 2018 2018. End