Uganda’s Vice Presidents Since Independence

By Chris Mwesigye Bishaka

1) William Wilberforce Kadhumbula Nadiope III
October 1963 to April 1966


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Kadhumbula Nadhiope

2) John Babiiha
April 1966 to January 1971

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John Babiiha

3) VacantJanuary
1971 January to January 1977
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4) Mustafa Adrisi
January 1977 to April 1979

Musitafa Adris

Remembered for refusing to vacate office after being sacked by President Idi Amin
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5) Paulo Muwanga
December 1980 to July 1985

Paulo Muwanga

Remembered for his role in the controversial 1980 election
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6) Vacant
July 1985 to January 22, 1991
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7) Samson Babi Mululu Kisekka
January 1991 to November 1994

Samson Kisekka

Remembered for swindling funds for Luwero orphans
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8) Specioza Naigaga Wandira Kazibwe
November 1994 to May 2003

Specioza Wandira Kazibwe

Remembered for building invisible valley dams worth billions.
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9) Gilbert Balibaseka Bukenya
May 2003 to May 2011

Gilbert Bukenya

Remembered for introducing upland rice – a project that was frustrated by the state to ostensibly deny him relevance and popularity
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10) Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi
May 2011 to June 2021

Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi

Remembered, like the apostle Jude in the New Testament, for his amazing silence
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11) Jessica Rose Epel Alupo
Current.

Jessica Alupo

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