Focus on Amama Mbabazi

Amama Mbabazi

70 years
For President on IND ticket
  • We must revice our democracy and government institutions
  • We must transform the economy and attract heavy local and foreign investment
  • We must promote equitable development where all communities and all regions of the country equally benefit from decisions made by the government
  • We must provide jobs that are fit for the 21st century
  • We must ensure a greater level of accountability on the part of your leaders and make a stronger effort at fighting corruption at all levels
  • We must reinforce the observance of and respect for the rule of law while ensuring security for all
  • We must provide good quality healthcare
  • We must enhance the quality of education while addressing the sills gap

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Amama Mbabazi, S.C. (born: John Patrick Mbabazi; alias: Ahmed Mbayo, Dr. Karyaburo) was the 10th Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda and a founder of the National Resistance Movement (political sibling to the National Resistance Army that came to power in 1986). He has served as its Secretary General from 2005, when the National Delegates Conference of the NRM party elected him with a 70% majority. His second and final term, which began in 2011, will be completed in 2016.

He has served in government since 1986 in various capacities beginning as Director General of ESO (1986-1992). He held three major ministerial posts as Minister of Security (2006-2011), Minister of Defence (2001-2006) and Attorney General (2004-2005), holding the latter two positions at the same time and earning him the epithet “Super Minister”. He currently serves as the Member of Parliament for Kinkizi West, a position he has occupied since 1996.

A graduate of Makerere University and lawyer by profession, Amama was secretary of the Uganda Law Council (1977-1978) and later a partner in the law firm, Kategaya, Mbabazi and Tumwesigye, Advocates (1981). He was among those that assisted in the drawing up of the fourth constitution of the Republic of Uganda, adopted in 1995.

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Other ways you can reach this candidate

Address: Plot 29 Nakasero Road
Facebook: jpamamambabazi
Twitter: @AmamaMbabazi

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