Mukono municipality member of parliament and Buganda region DP president turns 48 today. We at the SpearNews we say Happy birthday with her brief biography:
“. . .My life would have been complete hadn’t it been for the dictatorship which is getting entrenched by day in my Country… and i will fight until i uproot it”
She was born in Mukono District, on 13 July 1969. She attended Bishops’ West primary school [where she is prominently remembered for vending items in and out of school for fees]. She then joined Bishop’s Senior Secondary School Mukono, graduating in 1986. She later attended the Law Development Centre, graduating with a Diploma in Law, in 1998. In 2010, she was awarded the Diploma in Development Studies by Uganda Martyrs University.
Nambooze was first elected to parliament in May 2010, in a by-election, running on the Democratic Party ticket, she defeated the then incumbent MP, Peter Bakaluba Mukasa of the ruling National Resistance Movement.
Nambooze worked as a news reporter (stringer), between 1993 and 2000. From 2000 until 2004, she worked as a law enforcement officer. From 2004 until 2005, she served as a personnel officer at Mukono Municipality. She worked as a radio presenter between 2000 and 2009. From 2005 until 2010, she served as the Spokesperson for the Democratic Party in Uganda.
She married Henry Bakireke, in November 2002, whom she had met at high school in the 1980s. Together, they have over 26 children, both natural and adopted
Nambooze sits on the (a) Committee on Public Service and Local Government and the Local governments accounts Committee
She has been in alot of activism in Uganda and Buganda and has faced several arrests following her stand with TRUTH AND JUSTICE
On her birthday she says:
Nali muto kati nkuze…..Thank you Lord for bringing me this far….celebrating 48 years, quite a great day for me and I must say am feeling happier, stronger and more fulfilled than ever before…only to add that my life would have been complete hadn’t it been for the dictatorship which is getting entrenched by day in my Country… and i must uproot it