VICE PRESIDENT OF UGANDA OPENS THE 6TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE.

On July 23, 2015, the Vice President of Uganda H.E Rt. Hon. Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi opened the 6th Annual International Leadership Conference at the National Water and Sewerage Corporation Conference Centre. Rt. Hon. Ssekandi appreciated MUBS management and the MUBS Leadership Centre for having put a platform where people will appreciate the histories of leadership and government utilities as well as assist government to achieve its objectives.
The Vice President said that many people join leadership without knowing what it takes to be a leader. He said that a good leader must have specific qualities which include; competence, visionary, generous, responsible, disciplined, charismatic among others which will guide them as leaders. He added that a good leader should be teachable. “If a leader is teachable, he/she can learn new things all the time which positions him/her to appreciate what a particular society needs at a given moment in time, thus putting in place projects which capture and respond to people’s needs.”
He requested the researchers to share practical findings from their research with government. Rt. Hon. Ssekandi also appreciated the conference theme saying that it is timely.

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