By Obed Kithende
KASESE: Felestus Masika, a student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Education at Rwenzori International University –RIU located in the Central Division of Kasese Municipality has been elected the first Guild president of the institution.
The elections that were conducted at the university campus on Sunday attracted the students’ attention since they were the first as the university officially started its operations.
Before the polls, the candidates were given a chance to campaign openly and none of them had a political party.
Dan Nabimanya, the Chairperson for the Electoral Commission at Rwenzori International University while announcing the results said the elections has been free and fair, adding that the voters used secret ballots as a method of election.
Speaking to the press shortly after being declared winner of the election, Ms Masika pledged to publicize the university so that it gains momentum among other things.
Masika becomes the first female University Guild President among others in the whole country.