The Uganda Local Governments’ Association Executive Committee (EXCOM) was sworn in on the 20th November 2016, to commence their 2 ½ year term of office.
This was following their election by the ULGA members at the Annual General Meeting held on the 18th September 2016 at Hotel Africana. The swearing in Ceremony was presided over by Chief Magistrate Nakawa, Her Worship Kabugho Byakutaga Carol together ULGA’s Legal Officer Counsel Allan Muwaya and the Secretary General ULGA Gertrude Rose Gamwera.
The EXCOM (the management organ of ULGA) is composed of 21 elected representatives from the five regions of Uganda namely: Karamoja, Eastern, Central, Western and Northern Regions. Each region is represented by four officials drawn from the key segments of the higher and lower Local governments: A Regional Vice President; elected from among the District Chairpersons, Regional Chief Administrative Officer from within the CAOs of the region, a Region sub county Chairperson within the Region and a Regional District Speaker.
As has been the usual practice, the new EXCOM was taken through an intensive two days induction to equip the members with the requisite knowledge and skills to perform their executive function.
The induction was also attended by ULGA; strategic partner USAID GAAP Chief of Party – M/S Eva Masiko and the Senior Management Team members : The Secretary General; Gertrude Rose Gamwera , Membership Services & Institutional Development Manager – M/S Nafungo Irene, Finance & Administration Manager – M/S Stella Abwallo, Program Manager/ Deputy Secretary General ; Geoffrey George Omollo.
Listing of the Executive Committee Members 2016-2019
|NAME||TITLE||DISTRICT||POSITION AT ULGA|
|Mr. George Mutabaazi||Chairperson||Lwengo||President ULGA|
|Mr. Elakas Walter Okiring||Chairperson||Katakwi||Vice President, Eastern|
|Mr. Ojara Martin Mapenduzi||Chairperson||Gulu||Vice President, Northern|
|Mr. Ssenyonga Andrew||Chairperson||Mukono||Vice President, Central|
|Mr. Patrick Besigye Keihwa||Chairperson||Kabale||Vice President, Western|
|Mr. Lomonyang Joseph||Chairperson||Napak||Vice President, Karamoja|
|Mr. Mboogwe Isa||Chief Administrative Officer||Serere||Regional CAO Eastern|
|Ms. Dorothy Ajwang||Chief Administrative Officer||Gulu||Regional CAO Northern|
|Mr. Nkata James||Chief Administrative Officer||Kayunga||Regional CAO Central|
|Mr. Kato K. Milton||Chief Administrative Officer||Rukungiri||Regional CAO Western|
|Mr. Martin Jacan Gwokto||Chief Administrative Officer||Moroto||Regional CAO Karamoja|
|Mr. Akol Ketty||Speaker||Amuria||Regional Speaker Eastern|
|Mr. Opio Jolly Joe||Speaker||Amolatar||Regional Speaker Northern|
|Ms. Nankunda Olivia Mpuuga||Speaker||Gomba||Regional Speaker Central|
|Mr. Ndyaguma Baramu||Speaker||Mbarara||Regional Speaker Western|
|Mr. Locheng Julius Lotyakatau||Speaker||Kotido||Regional Speaker Karamoja|
|Mr. Senyimba Charles Daniel||Sub-county Chairperson||Nakasongola||S/county Representative Central|
|Mr. Kitosi Charles||Sub-county Chairperson||Namayingo||S/county Representative Eastern|
|Mr. Masereka Martin||Sub-county Chairperson||Kasese||S/county Representative Western|
|Mr. Acikule Bran||Sub-county Chairperson||Koboko||S/county Representative Northern|
|Mr. Abach Peter||Sub-county Chairperson||Kaabong||S/county Representative Karamoja|