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Parliament dissolved, commissioners take oath a head of the October guild elections

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The student’s guild under the leadership of Ms Kyomugasho Desire have today vetted over 30 students who had applied to be considered for the electoral commissioner role a head of the October 2022 guild elections.

Over 50 students applied to claim a position in the highest organ of the University’s Electoral system but only 36 qualified for the vetting stage.

MP’s in Action ( Godwin Walakira)

Parliament convened as mandated by Article 35 (b) of the Nkumba University guild constitution which categorically states that , “the electoral commission shall be formed and announced at the last session of the outgoing parliament,”.

Parliament vetted and selected 8 commisioners from the 36 applicant who had applied.

Clerk to Parliament addressing candidates ( Godwin Walakira)

The parliament will be dissolved today after the vetting exercise in adherence to artical 12 clause (10) (a) of Nkumba University guild constitution. we are vetting 36 candidates who showed intereat to serve at the electral commission, from the 36 we need only 8, meaning each school will be represented by 1 commisioner,” said Shema Bienvenus, MP none-resident.

The 8 Commissioners will then convene at a later date and elect a leader amongst themselves and together draw the election roadmap.

The election road map will seek to bring President Lawrence Mushabe’s tenure to an end amidst accusations of a failed Gorvernment.

Reports indicate that by late August, over 10 students had showed interest to vie for the position of the guild president but that has since dropped to 5.

This publication has exclusively established that NRM’s Andweniho Arthur, Imran Lukwoga, Semambo Morris, Daniel Ngirabakunzi and Sharif Ssebina have confirmed their guild president candidacy for the forthcoming polls.

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Simon Peter Nashonji
Simon Peter Nashonji
Nashonji Simon Peter is a dynamic and multi-faceted team leader, renowned for his exceptional interpersonal skills. Having graduated with a Diploma in Journalism, Nashonji is on the cusp of completing his Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Public Relations at Nkumba University. He picked his niche and started writing with Chimp Reports in 2018. Since then, he has authored and published over 500 articles that cover Business trends, Politics, Health, Sports, and Environment. To master his craft, Nashonji offered to volunteer as an Editor of Nkumba University's News Website in 2022, a position he has held to date. On 1st July 2023, He joined the Editorial team of Ubuntu’ Magazine, a Rotary District 9214 (Uganda and Tazania) Monthly News product. Beyond the realm of academia, Nashonji is deeply involved in the governance of Airforce Senior Secondary School his Alma Mata, where he serves as a member on the Board of Directors. He is currently, the President Airforce S.S.S Alumni Society, President Samia Student's Association of Nkumba University and at the same time President of the Media Challenge Fellowship, 2023 cohort. "Opportunities multiply as they are seized and only dwindle when neglected."
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