Alionzi wins Makerere guild race

Alionzi Lawrence alias Dangote becomes Makerere University's 88th guild president. PHOTO/ COURTESY 

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  • Alionzi garnered 5,839 votes in the online voting exercise that ended with him being declared winner on Wednesday night while his closest contender Ibra Hussei got 2,079 votes.

Mr Alionzi Lawrence alias Dangote has been declared winner of Makerere University guild race after beating seven other contestants.
Alionzi garnered 5,839 votes in the online voting exercise that ended with him being declared winner on Wednesday night while his closest contender Ibra Hussei got 2,079 votes.

“When the will of the people is too strong it can’t be sabotaged. The voice of the people is the voice of God. Tonight, God has spoken. A single orphan to a peasant mother is now the 88th Guild President of the region's most prestigious university; what better definition for 'A Hill of Endless Possibilities'?” Alionzi said shortly after being declare winner. 
He is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Science in Electrical Engineering. He is a former speaker of Nsibirwa Hall. In his manifesto, Alionzi promised to construct another hall for girls, reinstating suspended students, fixing missing marks issues, renovation of halls of residence, and increasing the allowances of students on government sponsorship. 

The other contestants were Justus Tukamushaba who got 1,758 votes, Blessious  Namirembe who got  359 votes and  Calton Muhinda garnered 23 8votes.
Others are Christopher Ronald Mugisa who got 106 votes, Honest Natumanya who walked away with 24 votes and Edward Nalwangu who got  37 votes.
 

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