11 Nominated for Mak Guild Presidency

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The Guild Electoral Commission Chairperson Faizal Ssekindi says the students were subjected to verification by the academic registrar to ascertain their status in the institution as well as their academic records.

Eleven candidates have been nominated to contest for the Makerere University Guild Presidency.

The candidates are George Mutumba, a second-year student of Development Studies, Osbert Alinda, a second year Bachelor of Social Sciences student, Andrew Julian Taliwaku, Joshua William Mukisa both third-year Bachelors of Law students, and Umaru Wageya a second-year student of Bachelor of Economics.

Others include Emmanuel Agaba, a third-year student of Bachelor of Science in Conservation Forestry and Products Technology, Winter Nsimire Muhangi, a third-year Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, and David Musiri a second-year student of Bachelor of Commerce External, Donald Munanu, Julius Kateregga and Milly Namuddu, all second-year Bachelor of Education (Arts) students.

The Guild Electoral Commission Chairperson Faizal Ssekindi says the students were subjected to verification by the academic registrar to ascertain their status in the institution as well as their academic records.

One of the candidates, Milton Mwesiga was disqualified from the race due to pending issues, which were never disclosed.

The guild presidential debates and rallies start on Friday and will close with voting on Friday, March 15, 2019.

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the Makerere University Vice Chancellor has appealed to students to conduct peaceful electoral process. 

"I wish our Gallant Makerereans a peaceful Guild election process. Please maintain the high level of discipline that is associated with a Makererean. Keep our beautiful environment clean and let Makerere shine even brighter," Prof. Nawangwe told students.
 

 

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