National Unity Platform (NUP) leader Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has announced the names of people he has appointed to the main opposition party’s Diaspora Leadership Council running from January 2023 to January 2024.
Bobi Wine saluted those who have been doing NUP work in the diaspora even when there was no substantive leadership in place. He also revealed he would soon lead efforts to reinvigorate NUP chapters scattered across the globe.
“After several months without a substantive leadership in the Diaspora, I am pleased to announce our Diaspora Leadership Council for the next year. We’re grateful to all comrades in the Diaspora who have continued to organise, mobilise, protest and knock on doors,” said Bobi Wine as he released the list of new leaders.
“I am hoping and trusting that this leadership will bolster all these ongoing efforts as we continue to advance the struggle for freedom and democracy. In the coming weeks, we’ll work together with these leaders to firm up our leadership structures in chapters across the world.”
Sombi Ibrahim Omondi will be the NUP leader for Africa, Daniel Kawuma will lead USA, Susan N Kimaswa will lead Europe, Brenda Nakato Canada, Peter Ekakoru UK, Isaac Kasirye Australia while Patricia Mugisha will lead the Middle East which includes countries such as the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Elizabeth Nantezza Nalubwama will be in charge of the Pacific.
Bobi Wine also appointed four advisors to the NUP Diaspora Leadership Council. These are: Prof Milton Allimadi, Herman Ainebyona, Florence Nsereko and Samuel Obedgui aka Strike Machine. Saasi Marvin will be the Diaspora Liaison.
NUP DIASPORA LEADERSHIP COUNCIL
- Africa – Comrade Sombi Ibrahim Omondi
- USA – Comrade Daniel Kawuma
- Europe – Comrade Susan N. Kimaswa
- Canada – Comrade Brenda Nakato
- UK – Comrade Peter Ekakoru
- Australia – Comrade Isaac Kasirye
- Middle East (Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, etc) – Comrade Patricia Mugisha
- Pacific (Korea, Japan, China etc) – Comrade Elizabeth Nantezza Lubwama
NUP DIASPORA LEADERSHIP COUNCIL ADVISORS
- Comrade Prof. Milton Allimadi
- Comrade Herman Ainebyona
- Comrade Florence Nsereko
- Comrade Samuel Obedgui aka Strike Machine
Diaspora Liaison: Comrade Saasi Marvin.
Meanwhile, Bobi Wine has announced his decision on whether he will run for president in 2026 or if he will not. (See Story and Video HERE).