NUP’s Nambassa Shamim becomes the 87th Makerere University Guild President

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KAMPALA, UGANDA: The National Unity Platform (NUP)’s Nambassa Shamim has been declared the 87th Guild President of Makerere University after collecting a landslide victorious in the guild elections held on Friday, November 12.

Nambassa, the only female contestant in the 10-man race garnered 5610 votes amassing 54.2% of the total votes cast, according to the results announced on Friday night by the Makerere University’s electoral commissionPhoto by Julius Mugaga/KMA Updates.

In her congratulatory message shortly after being declared winner, Nambassa attributed her victory to the love Makerere University fraternity has for NUP led by former presidential contender Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine.

“I thank all the students for voting wisely. They chose the right leader,” Shamim Nambassa said through Twitter on Friday nightPhoto by Julius Mugaga/KMA Updates.

Nambassa, a third-year student pursuing a Bachelor of Pharmacy was formerly an Academic Minister in the 86th Guild council at the University. She now becomes the fifth female guild president at the institution seven years after Ms. Anna Adeke Ebaju (2013/2014) who is currently the Soroti District Woman MP.Photo by Julius Mugaga/KMA Updates.

Others are; Ms Julian Norah Njuba, the first female guild president who led Makerere University in 1987/1988, Ms Sarah Kagingo- 1997/1998, and Ms Susan Abbo in 2007/2008Photo by Julius Mugaga/KMA Updates.

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Nambassa, the only female contestant in the 10-man race garnered 5610 votes amassing 54.2% of the total votes cast, according to the results announced on Friday night by the Makerere University’s electoral commission.Photo by Julius Mugaga/KMA Updates.

Photo by Julius Mugaga/KMA Updates.

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