PPP Swears In New Leaders Next Week

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Peoples Progressive Party PPP new leaders who were elected last evening will next week be sworn in to start their work for the party.

People's Progressive Party's (PPP) new leaders who were elected last evening will next week be sworn in to start their work for the party.
Delegates from across the country gathered yesterday at Our Lady of Africa Kindergarten in Mbuya and elected new leaders with Dr. Dick Odur as their party president.
According to the party‘s legal advisor, Kato Mukasa, the new leaders will take oath next week on a day that is yet to be communicated.
Saddam Gayira was elected unopposed as the first vice president , Jimmy Oriokot was elected as the vice chairperson for eastern region,  Alira David Opii was elected as the party's secretary general deputized by Santa Okot.
Hadji Rajab was elected as vice chairperson for western region, James Okello is the new national treasurer deputized by Enid Tibenkana.
Richard Agaba is the new chairperson for PPP youth league deputized by Nanyonjo Lynnette while Jean Ngobi is the head of the women's league.
Some of the candidates who were elected will be recommended by the party central executive for consideration in The Democratic Alliance.
The new leaders are expected to start the party's work officially in October.


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