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Makerere’s Political Activist Roy Rogumayo Graduated With Bachelor’s Degree In Industrial And Organizational Psychology

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Roy Rogumayo graduated on Friday May 27th, 2022 at Makerere University’s 72nd graduation ceremony.

Roy Rugumayo has proven to the world that he is the next Martin Luther king of Uganda .He has been arrested on several occasions fighting for student’s rights

Rugumayo currently serves as the Vice president Uganda National Students Union and general secretary at UNSA

Who is Roy Rogumayo?


He was born in Bunyangabu to Patrick and Ceophus Kusemererwa, Rugumayo started his education at St. Cecilia Kindergarten in Nairobi. He proceeded to join Kisomoro primary school and completed his primary education at Kibiito Primary school, both schools in the native district of Bunyangabu. After passing his primary leaving examinations, he was admitted at St. Peters SSS Nsambya where he finished his O’level studies four years after.

In 2014, he joined Our Lady of Good Counsel Gayaza for Advanced Level education and after two years, he passed among the top students of his class.
Roy Rugumayo started leadership and service at an early stage in his life. He was voted for and served as a class monitor in P.1 and continued to be overwhelmingly voted for in that position till P.3.


He was voted for as information prefect in P 4, and Assistant Head boy in P.6. In S.1, he was voted for as a class monitor. He went ahead to represent his class to the school council in S.2 and in S.3 was voted for as Academics Prefect.

While in O’level, he served as the vice president of the Debate club and an active member of the patriotism club. In A ‘level at Our Lady of Good Counsel Gayaza, he served as the chief Judge of the students’ Disciplinary Committee.

He additionally served as the President of the Debate Club which he led to the finals of the national Quiz championship after years of none performance, Vice President of the Uganda Martyrs Club among other responsibilities.

At Makerere University he was elected as a delegate representing University Hall in the Uganda Young Democrats. He went ahead to become the speaker of the UYD Makerere Chapter and spearhead two Guild Presidential bids one of which was Kinene Edward Ssemakula who came second and the other Julius Kateregga was successful.

He served as the president of the School of Psychology where he advocated for better study facilities and streamlined relations between the student leadership with management at the school. He is the Vice President of the East African Students Union, an umbrella organization bringing together Students from the various member states of the East African Community.

Roy Rogumayo was among the 12,474 graduands that graduated at Makerere University’s 72nd graduation

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