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Ugandan gospel music fraternity elects new national committee

By Ronald Mugabe

Added 12th June 2019 01:14 PM

The newly elected committee replaces the one that was headed by legendary Limit-X singer, Isaac Rucci. Rucci’s committee that had the likes of Martin Sseku, Hum Kay, Wamala Henry, Betty Muwanguzi, Sami K and DJ Twongex, among several others was elected in February 2018.

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Committee Chairperson Dennis Lanek. Photo/Courtesy

The newly elected committee replaces the one that was headed by legendary Limit-X singer, Isaac Rucci. Rucci’s committee that had the likes of Martin Sseku, Hum Kay, Wamala Henry, Betty Muwanguzi, Sami K and DJ Twongex, among several others was elected in February 2018.

KAMPALA - The Federation of Gospel Artistes of Uganda (FGAU) has elected its new leadership. The newly elected committee is headed by Dennis Lanek and will serve in an interim capacity until after six months when fresh elections will be held or the committee confirmed to run to the end of the term.

This was because there weren’t enough quorums to complete the election process held on Saturday, June 08, at the National Theatre.

The newly elected committee replaces the one that was headed by legendary Limit-X singer, Isaac Rucci. Rucci’s committee that had the likes of Martin Sseku, Hum Kay, Wamala Henry, Betty Muwanguzi, Sami K and DJ Twongex, among several others was elected in February 2018.

A total of 13 members were elected to the interim committee with about five slots still left to be filled. The committee is chaired by Denis Lanek, Wisdom Kaye as the Vice president, Crispa Akashaba as the general secretary and Henry Wamala as the national treasurer.

Others on the committee are Eyalama noi-noi singer, Joy Tendo as deputy treasurer, Joseph Kisakye as secretary for prayer, and Ambrose Ssemuyaba as social security secretary. Highflying star, Levixone was elected the governor for the central region.

The slots yet to have leaders elected are governors for the western, eastern and northern regions. Committee representatives for gospel DJs and poets have also not yet been elected.

See the full list of the committee below:

Chairperson: Lanek Dennis

Vice Chairperson: Wisdom Kaye

General Secretary: Crispa Akashaba

National Treasurer: Henry Wamala

Deputy National Treasurer: Joy Tendo

Mobilisation Secretary: Pr. Shadrack Richard

Prayer secretary: Joseph Kisakye

Disciplinary (Men): William Mukimbiri

Disciplinary (Women): Pr. Betty Muwanguzi

Youth affairs: G*Sparks

Social security secretary: Ambrose Ssemuyaba

Governor Central Region: Levixone

Committee Representatives

Dancers: Zacchaeus Mugabi

Promoters: Joab Nuwagaba

Media: Jovan Niwe

Special Committee Representatives

Charles Ssempijja

Carol Bidhwike

Alex Senono

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