There is no doubt that Ykee Benda is a darling among the youths and teens. This was much evident when the performing artist visited Victoria University Friday afternoon.
The singer who will is hosting a concert dubbed Singa Concert on 29th March at Kampala Serena Hotel’s Victoria Hall used the fans meet and greet to promote the upcoming concert and to inspire the youth to stay in school and to always chase their dreams.
“We are here to uplift the young because I am not old myself. They need to know that you can chase after the things you like even at a tender age,” he said of his visit to Victoria University. The university is among the sponsors of the concert.
The Vice Chancellor at Victoria University Dr. Krishna N. Sharma told Earthfinds that they sponsored the music show to provide excelling students who study business an opportunity to network with people who can have an impact on their businesses.
“We wanted to motivate our students who have started businesses while studying at Victoria University. When we look at business, it is all about links, how many people you know. Your network is your net worth.
“We wanted to help these students to build their network better. That is why we sponsored and wanted them to go to such a show so that they can meet different people who can be helpful to their businesses.
Almost 20 students who study business courses have started their own businesses. The university is now helping them to horn their entrepreneurship skills.
Victoria University is one of Uganda’s newest institutions of higher learning, standing out as a pivot of academic excellence offering a fresh and intellectually thriving environment that nurtures job-ready, critical thinkers and pushes pedagogical boundaries.