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Michael Lulume Bayigga

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Nationality  Ugandan
Years active  2004 — present
Ethnicity  Muganda
Name  Michael Bayigga

Citizenship  Uganda
Role  Physician
Known for  Politics
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Born  1 May 1970 (age 45) (1970-05-01) Uganda
Alma mater  Makerere University (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) University of Zimbabwe (Master of Arts in Policy Studies)
Education  Makerere University School of Medicine
Residence  Mukono District, Uganda, Uganda

Occupation  Physician & Politician

Michael Lulume Bayigga, is a Ugandan physician and politician. He served as the Acting Secretary General of the Democratic Party, from 2007 until 2010. He is also the Member of Parliament representing Buikwe South Constituency, in Buikwe District.


Background and education

He was born on 1 May 1970. Lulume Bayiga attended St. Paul's Boys Primary School in Nkokonjeru, for his elementary education. He studied at Kyambogo College School in Kyambogo, Kampala for both his O-Level and A-Level studies. In 1991 he entered Makerere University School of Medicine, graduating in 1996 with the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB). In 2004, he graduated from the Southern African Regional Institute for Policy Studies, at the University of Zimbabwe, with the degree of Master of Policy Studies.

Work experience

In 1997, he began to work at "Nsambya General Clinic", a private medical practice, as the Deputy Director, a position he still holds today. That same year, he was elected Executive Director of the Uganda Medical Volunteers' Association, an NGO, a position he still serves in today. He first entered politics in 2006 when he unsuccessfully contested for the Buikwe County South constituency seat against one Anthony Mukasa of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party. Bayiga however petitioned the courts and the Uganda Supreme Court nullified the results on account of Mukasa having bribed voters. In the by-elections held in May 2008, Bayigga trounced his opponent and was sworn in as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the constiturncy on Wednesday May 7, 2007. He was re-elected in 2011.

Other considerations

Dr. Lulume Bayiga is married. He is reported to enjoy debating, table tennis and practicing medicine. He sits on the parliamentary committee on foreign affairs and on the committee for the budget.


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