BBUC guild government officials sworn in

BY ELIJAH TWINOMUHWEZI The newly elected Guild President for Bishop Barham University College (BBUC), Jacob Ampeire and his guild officials have been sworn in. The handover ceremony, held in the university’s multi-purpose hall on November 27, saw Ampeire, the guild representatives, councillors and the newly appointed ministers take oath before the guest of honour, Lt Col Henry Matsiko, also commissioner for Patriotism Clubs in Uganda, President’s Office. Lt Col Matsiko called upon the new team of leaders to serve the university to the best of their ability as they improve…

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Ampeire confirmed BBUC guild chief

BY ELIJAH TWINOMUHWEZI Following an election petition that was filed by David Kule Nzerembende, one of the losing candidates for the 2016 Bishop Barham University College (BBUC) guild presidential elections, the college’s Elections Tribunal has ruled in favour of Jacob Ampeire. Kule had petitioned the Electoral Commission on grounds that voters who were not students had cast ballots in favour of Ampeire. Backed by 160 students, on November 16 he protested the election result that had declared Ampeire the new guild president. The tribunal in its ruling said Jacob Ampeire…

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Ampeire new BBUC guild boss

BY ELIJAH TWINOMUHWEZI Jacob Ampeire, a secondyear mass communication student, has won the Bishop Barham University College presidential guild election. On November 12, Ampaire defeated David Kule Nzerebende, a second-year student of Bachelor of Business Administration, and Christopher Atukwase of Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics Management, in an election in which 818 votes were cast. Ampaire won with 371 votes; Nzerebende got 206 and Atukwasa got 191. A total of 50 ballots were declared invalid. According to Dan Oweyesiga, the BBUC Electoral Commission chairperson, the election was free and fair…

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Three set to contest for guild presidency at BBUC

BY ELIJAH TWINOMUHWEZI Three students have had their candidature for guild president at Bishop Barham University College (BBUC), confirmed. The three are: Jacob Ampeire, a second- year student pursuing Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication and former minister of Social Culture and Entertainment; David Kule Nzerebende, second-year student of Bachelor of Business Administration; and Christopher Atukwasa pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration. According to the Chairperson Electoral Commission BBUC, Dan Owoyesiga, four candidates applied for leadership and met the requirements for the contest. However, Alex Byamukama, a second- year…

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