Sokoine University of Agriculture celebrates workers day 2019

Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) has joined other worker’s around the world to celebrate International Workers' Day which is celebrated on 1st May each year.

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Staff from Sokoine University of Agriculture participating in a demonstration during the May day celebration 2019 at Morogoro Municipal

In this year’s celebration, six staff were recognized and honored as Best Workers while 36 staff from various university units were also honored as hard workers under Researchers, Academicians and Allied Workers Union (RAAWU) of Sokoine University of Agriculture.

The names of  best workers are Prof. Allen Lewis Malisa , Principal of Solomon Mahlangu College of Science and Education; Dr. Ladslaus Mnyone, Director of SUA Pest Management Center; Dr. Fatihiya A. Massawe, Senior Lecturer, Researcher, Consultant and acting head of the Department of Policy Planning and Management at the Campus College of Social Sciences and Humanities ; Ms. Rosemary Temu, Nurse at SUA Hospital; Dr. Charles Moses Lyimo , Head of the Department of Biosciences and Mr. Calvin Gwabara, SUAMEDIA Journalist.

Prof. Allen Lewis Malisa (right) receiving awards from Morogoro Regional Commissioner Dr. Kebwe Stephen Kebwe


Dr. Charles Lyimo (right) receiving awards from Morogoro Regional Commissioner


Dr. Ladslaus Mnyone (right) receiving awards from Morogoro Regional Commissioner


Ms. Rosemary Temu (right) receiving awards from Morogoro Regional Commissioner


Calvin Gwabara
Mr. Calvin Gwabara (right) receiving awards from Morogoro Regional Commissioner 

Each one of the Best workers were awarded a certificate and cash prize worth Tsh.500, 000/= and hard workers were awarded cash prize worth Tsh. 150,000/= as their motivation for the job well done.

May Day 2019


Worker’s Day is used to honour the contribution of working-class men and women at SUA. It is a public
holiday in Tanzania, which originated with the historical struggles of workers and trade unions.

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