In an event held in Arusha, Tanzania at the East Africa Community main hall, the newly elected East African Students Union (EASU) Executive Committee has officially taken oath.
Dr Peter Mutuku Mathuki the secretary general of the East African Community was the honoured guest at the event in which former Makerere University Student leader Roy Rugumayo took oath as vice president (Uganda) at EASU.
The committee elected in September this year will now officially begin work with students having their hopes high that it will create a big difference in the East African education sector.
The new East African Students Union committee is Ugandan dominated with Uganda having the highest number of representatives. These include Roy Rugumayo, Niwahereza Ruth, Okori Brian and Odur Felix.
The committee is comprised of:
1. Anthony Manyara (Kenya) President
2. Roy Rugumayo Kusemerera (Uganda) Vice. president
3. Neema Sheikh (Kenya) Vice president
4. Gererd Nyanji Bararosesa (Burundi) Vice President
5. Deng Kur Madieg (South. Sudan) Vice president
6. Sabra Hussein (Tanzania) Vice President
7. Frank Nkinda. Sec general
8. Odur Felix Deputy secretary general
9. Amani Mdekha secretary for press and information
10. Okori Brian Bol Sec. for education and students rights
11. Marks Oeta Sec. for regional and international affairs
12. Niwahereza Ruth Sec. for culture and gender