By Frank Kamuntu via Umoja Standard.
As we report this, the race for the elections of Uganda National Student’s Association (UNSA) has drawn closer igniting pressure among participants. But among the unshakable candidates is a one and only Makerere University’s iron lady; Mutesi Hadijah who is vying for UNSA’s Vice Presidency.
After what may be described as a successful tenure in office as GRC school of Languages Literature and Communication, Ms Mutesi Hadijah, 87th’s GRC SLLC has made an official proclamation that she is worthy and qualified to extend her leadership skills to the Uganda National Student’s Association (UNSA).
Ms. Mutesi dubbed” the hope of students has vowed to not only cause a fundamental change but also mega achievements in UNSA.
Through an interview, Mutesi said that her brand brings participatory, inspirational, and revolutionary leadership.
She says that she will use this platform in UNSA house to fight for equality, better education sector, advocate for scholarships to the best learners from different level of study.
All You Need To Know About Mutesi
Mutesi Hadijah is a vibrant and natured leader who has defined all odds. She rose from the smallest positions of leadership since primary school to secondary schools where she served as Head girl, assistant sports prefect, dormitory captain, Vice President, Deputy Speaker, and GRC school of language Literature and Communication, Makerere University.
Mutesi is known on records for being a good humanitarian who has been advocating her life to help the special needs people with disability through her organisation where she been serving humanity to the community.
Mutesi is a good human rights defender and public Speaker who has used her position to champion for the common cause at all levels.
Mutesi worked with Makerere Female Caucus where she used her position to champion mentorship program through orienting young girls who were passionate about leadership.
Mutesi in her year one in office, she worked with abenakyo foundation to sensitize and create awareness to young girls about the dangers of early pregnancy. She used the same platform to preach the gospel of remaining in school till the appropriate time comes to the future mothers of this country.
Mutesi’s humble background forced her to work hard and managed to scoop a scholarship on government at Makerere University this therefore pushed her to walls to come out and contest for different positions including UNSA Vice President seat inorder to be the voice of the voiceless.
“So l want to be an inspirational to someone out there regardless of where they come from to keep their dreams a live,” says Mutesi.
UNSA is the umbrella body that unites student’s leaders at tertiary and secondary levels of education in Uganda.
It was established under section 30 of the education Act. It replaced the National Union of Student’s of Uganda (NUSU) in 1998 to end supposed inequality and discrimination in the organisation.
UNSA is mandated to voice student’s concerns, ensure student’s welfare and build effective leadership among students.