President Yoweri Museveni hoisted the 'Mak@90' flag at Makerere University Main gate, on 4th August 2012, to launch the year-long celebrations of Makerere University's existence. A jovial Makerere University community cheered this key moment of the launch as the flag went up and the prisons band played. The Mak@90 flag now stands alongside the Makerere University flag, the National flag and the East African flag at the Main gate entrance.In his address to the Makerere University Staff, Alumni, Students, Development partners and well wishers, the Head of State congratulated Makerere University for clocking 90 years and promised more funding for the various innovations."I congratulate you for celebrating 90 years. Makerere has produced very useful people for this country; surgeons, medical people, engineers, and science teachers who have formed the base for human capital for Uganda and we are very grateful," he said.The launch of the Makerere at 90 years celebrations was successful, and other activities scheduled within the year are expected to go on as planned.
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