Former Uganda Musicians Association (UMA) presidential aspirant King Saha has today been announced as the newly appointed vice President.
Earlier today, UMA through its president Cindy Sanyu Okuyo announced a major reshuffle in its Cabinet, Committees, and Secretariat.
The reshuffle saw singer Manisur Semanda alias King Saha bag a Vice presidential seat. UMA attributed Saha’s appointment to the position to his wealth of experience in the music industry, coupled with his unwavering dedication to the advancement of Ugandan music.
According to a press statement accessed by Imbaraga Radio, King Saha’s appointment as Vice President and the strategic reshuffle of leaders invigorate their journey toward a stronger, united music community.
With the inclusion of King Saha as Vice President and the introduction of new regional and sub-regional leaders, UMA is paving the way for a brighter future for Uganda’s music industry.
Below is a detailed press statement regarding King Saha’s appointment.
The Uganda Musicians Association (UMA) is pleased to announce a significant reshuffle within its Cabinet, Committees, and Secretariat, aimed at invigorating the organization’s efforts in championing the interests of Uganda’s vibrant music industry.
Under the visionary leadership of President Cinderella Sanyu Okuyo, these changes are a testament to UMA’s commitment to progress, unity, and excellence.
New Vice President: UMA is thrilled to introduce Manisur Semanda, popularly known as King Saha, as the newly appointed Vice President of the association. King Saha’s wealth of experience in the music industry, coupled with his unwavering dedication to the advancement of Ugandan music, makes him a valuable addition to the UMA leadership team.
Regional and Sub-Regional Leaders: In an effort to foster inclusivity and representation across all corners of Uganda, UMA has initiated a reshuffle of regional and sub-regional leaders. This strategic move aims to ensure that every artist’s voice is heard, regardless of their geographical location.
These changes are designed to bring fresh perspectives and innovative ideas to the table, fostering a stronger sense of unity and cooperation among members.
Following the suspension of UMA elections by the Minister of Gender, Labour, and Social Development and the announcement of O government funding for a nationwide election, UMA will continue to function under the interim regime.
This interim period underscores UMA’s adaptability and commitment to
ensuring the uninterrupted advancement of Ugandan music.
President Cinderella Sanyu Okuyo commented, “While we eagerly await the upcoming nationwide election funded by the government, we remain steadfast in our pursuit of a thriving music industry.
King Saha’s appointment as Vice President and the strategic reshuffle of leaders invigorate our journey toward a stronger, united music community.
President Cinderella Sanyu Okuyo expressed her enthusiasm for the developments, stating, “Our association’s success hinges on our ability to adapt, evolve, and collaborate effectively.
With the inclusion of King Saha as Vice President and the introduction of new regional and sub-regional leaders, we are paving the way for a brighter future for Uganda’s music industry.
Together, we will continue to uplift and empower our fellow musicians.’
UMA remains dedicated to supporting musicians in their artistic endeavours, advocating for their rights, and fostering an environment conducive to growth and creativity.
The reshuffle within the Cabinet, Committees, and Secretariat signifies the association’s ongoing commitment to achieving these goals and further strengthening the Ugandan music industry on both local and international platforms.