Lumumba Hall was built in the late 1960s and was opened in 1971. It was named after the late Patrice Lumumba, a freedom fighter and the first Prime Minister of the Republic of Congo (currently the Democratic Republic of Congo).It is the biggest hall on campus and the students call them selves the "Elephants".Hall CultureThe hall has a monument that is honored by most students known as Gongom. Gongom is addressed as His Majesty, Highness and dressed in an attire (a graduate gown). This attire inspires students to read and work for it and also as a symbol of Unity. The Gongom monument was introduced by former students including the current Lt Gen. Elly Tumwine.
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