Celebrations and excitement dominated Makerere University last night after Mitchell Hall’s candidate Julius Katerega a second year student doing arts in Education was declared as the 85th guild president of the greatest university in Uganda.
Katerega defeated his main competitors Joshua William Mukisa from Lumumba hall, Julian Taliwaku of the NRM party, Namuddu Milly of the Forum for Democratic Party, Musiri David a second year BCOM external student among others.
Julius Katerega was declared winner yesterday night at Guild offices under heavy deployment around campus and later started their celebration inside Mitchel Hall his hall of residence.
Julius Katerega thanked his supporters from different halls, schools and colleges and promised never to disappoint them by siding with the management.
People Power’s Julius Katerega emerged winner with a margin of over 500 votes and has been congratulated by different people in and out of campus including the current Vice chancellor Barnabas Nawangwe.
Julius Katerega now joins Kyambogo University’s Tundu Tundulu (People Power candidate) who won the election a day ago.
The results were as follows;
Katerega Julius – 3912 votes
Mukisa Joshua William – 3365 votes
Taliwaku Julian – 1465 Votes
NamudduMilly – 1298 votes
Mutumba George – 866 votes
Musiri David – 637 votes
Nsimire Winter – 81 votes
ArindaOsbert – 55 votes
Wageya Umar – 44 votes
Makerere University’s electoral commission headed by a one SsekindiFaizo is expected to announce the days for swearing of the new guild President.
Flash Uganda Media will keep you posted