Paapa Were Salim has been announced Makerere University Guild President for the year 2018/2019.
He won with 3,202 votes to beat fourteen other candidates in the guild elections.
Paapa is a fourth year student of Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine.
Edward Kinene Semakula, the flag bearer for Uganda Young Democrats (UYD) emerged second with 2,267 votes according to results announced by Makerere Electoral commission Chairperson, Isaac Kenneth Isabirye.
Other candidates scored as follows.
Silver Kent Lwamaza – Indipendent (1,528)
Andrew Julian Taliwaku – Independent (1,380)
Chiluba Fredrick Narsh – FDC (776)
Prize Marie Ahimbisibwe – NRM (163)
Papa Were Salim takes over from Forum for Democratic Change’s Kato Paul as Makerere University 84th Guild President.