Who will become Makerere University next Guild President?

Makerere University students to vote on Friday

Makerere University Main Building

Makerere University is set to elect the new guild boss come Friday April 7, 2017 after two-weeks of campaigning in the different halls of residences. The final campaign rally is on Thursday 6 April at the freedom square.

Therefore, Campus Times deems it crucial to highlight the profiles of the 17 candidates in the guild race for the year 2017/2018.


He is a third year student pursuing bachelor degree in Community Psychology. He is the Uganda Young Democrats (UYD) flag bearer in the 83rd Makerere university guild race.

Karamagi was serving as the UYD speaker and Guild Representative Councilor and the Minister of the student affairs in the 82nd Ssemboga government.

The City parents and Seeta High old boy promises accountability and rule of law, policy establishment and the introduction of supplementary examinations to Makerereans.


He is a second year student pursuing a Bachelors of Arts in Social Sciences and current Vice president of Waharakati Africa (patriotic movement).

He is standing as independent in the race.

Kihika studied from St. Mukasa preparatory, Kitabi seminary and St. Gonzaga School Bushenyi.

He promises to promote unity among the Makerereans and break the hard bones in the university management.


He is the second year student of Bachelor of Commerce standing as independent candidate in the race.

He attended Kyambogo College for O’level where he acted as the president writers club and Seroma Christian High School for A ‘level as a vice president Interact club.

He promises to reduce on strikes by making up the follow ups and accountability.


He is a third year student pursuing Bachelors of Science in Quantitative Surveying.

He is also standing as independent in the race.

He has served as the president CEDAT, academic prefect at both O and A levels.

He attended Rubaga mixed school and Uganda Technical College Lira.

Bukomeko promise better welfare, tight security and intervention in the hostel activities.



He is in his second year pursuing Bachelors degree in Industrial Fine Art. He went to Kisubi S.S for O’ level and Masaka S.S for A’ level.

He has never served in any leadership and here he joins the Makerere guild race as an independent candidate.

Luwukya promises to the poor use of university funds by the corrupt and tribalistic administrators.


In his third year pursuing Bachelors in law, he joins the race as independent after losing the UYD primaries. He went to Uganda Martyrs Namugongo or O’ Level and King’s Collage Budo for A’ Level.

Sambwa was only a UYD executive member and promises to rebrand Makerere University.


He is a second year student pursuing Bachelors degree in Science in Economics, standing as independent in the guild race.

He went for O’ level at St. Henry’s College Kitovu then to Uganda Matyrs for A’ level.

The former organizing secretary (CONAS) promises to work together with the existing system to bring back what belongs to the Makerereans.


She is a second year student of Adult and Community Education, holding the NRM flag in the guild race. She went to Universal High school for O’ level and St. Thereza Bwanda Masaka for A’ level.

The former vice president school of education, Speaker school of long distance learning promises to fight insecurity and love making for marks at the Ivory tower.


In her third year-Bachelors of Dental Surgery, she joins the race as independent after losing the UYD primaries. She went to Gayaza High School for her six years.

The former GRC Africa hall and former Vice Chairperson UYD promises to redefine the position of Makerere university students and fight for justice.


He is a second year student of Education holding the FDC flag in the 83rd guild race.

He attended Lubili High where he served as the Head prefect, the former General Secretary Uganda National Students’ Association (UNSA).

Paul promises to strengthen the guild like never before.


He is a second year student pursuing a bachelors degree in social sciences, standing as an independent in the guild race.

He attended Mbarara for his six years where he served as the Chairman School council.

He promises a diplomatic way of solving Makerere issues of insecurity, sex for marks, delayed results among others.