Nex week Uganda Young Democrats (UYD) Makerere chapter, a political youth wing of Democratic Party (DP) decides, as they undergo primary elections to choose a flag bearer in the forthcoming Makerere University guild elections.
THE UYD Presidential debate to take place this week on thursday 23 june at 2pm in livingstone hall where DP party President will grace the function organized by Agrippa former guild presidential candidate and who serves as National cordinator in institution polítics
Voting will take place next week at MDD grounds after having the debate at 2pm this week on thursday 23 june
The Presidential Candidates on the panel are;Prosper Ahabwe,Namirembe Blessious,Nankunda Racheal,Kisomoso Emmanuel
Come and witness the true young democrats air out their ideas this week as UYD invites Dp party President Mao Robert as guest of honor and other DP Mps to grace the function
The race has so far attracted four candidates, who will jostle it out on thursady to sell their manifesto amongst the delegates, with debate first and later next week elections in the evening.
Here we bring you, who is who in the race;
He is a young, intelligent, focused shrewd third year Law student, poised to edge his opponents. His common argument to approaching Makerere issues is that, “where the logic of force fails, the force of logic applies,”He says ,his leadership will be based on service delivery. He wants to champion the Makerere University Marshal plan; (‘Makerere University Infrastructure Development Marshall Plan’ covering 11 projects which include; Teaching Hospital, Student Resource Centre, Student Hostels at the Main Campus and Kabanyolo, Hotel and Convention Centre, Centre for Innovation and Technology Incubation, perimeter fence and Commercial Buildings, Transport Hub, Middle Income Apartments, Upper Market Apartments,
Centre for Gender and Development Studies and School of Law).
He says, he will ensure these plans’ progress is guaranteed such that the university won’t burden students with fees increments. He is also concerned with the fading image of the university over wrong reasons such; alteration of marks saga, delayed results, security, among others.
He has served UYD member after defecting from NUP and helped in strengthening the party’s Muk chapter since his third year
She is a second year, educ student and the second lady in the race. She has previously served as the member after defecting from ANT. Her slogan is; “Your dreams, my fight”. She believes this is the time for Makerere to produce another female guild president, Anna Adeke, who was the 4th female guild in the history of the university’s top student’s leadership position, with others being males.
He is the former member of NUP who has also announced intentions to run as guild president in the forthcoming university polls. He has been a vibrant leader School, has been General Secretary of MESA and during his time of leadership led a strike of dissapointed students
She is second year student doing Bachelors of arts in Literature. She defected from FDC tô UYD Makerere Chapter after seeing no win for her