Former UCU guild president joins national female youth MP race

Prisca Amongin Nangiro, Uganda Christian University’s first directly elected female guild president has joined the race for the national Youth member of parliament in the forthcoming general elections, Campus Cam has learned.

According to sources, Prisca will be running as an independent candidate.

While speaking to Daily Monitor, she revealed that she aims at improving the plight of Ugandan youth if she is granted a chance to serve in the August house.

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“I am strongly concerned about the plight of my fellow youth. I believe that young people can especially once granted economic empowerment, growth and inclusion. I am offering myself to lead the cause,” she said.

Amongin recently quit her job at the State House Anti Corruption Unit to pave way for her political ambitions.

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She will battle against other contenders including FDC’s Doreen Kembabazi, Phiona Nyamutoro (NRM) and other independent candidates that have expressed interest.

She currently serves as the Secretary Female Youth affairs Moroto district as well as a country representative to the Pan-African female Youth leaders of Africa.

We wish her the very best.

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