BUL Football Club- Jinja can confirm Mr. Ronald Barente as the new club chairperson with immediate effect for a period of four years.
Mr. Barente replaces the long serving chairperson Mr. Silver Alias who took the club’s mantle since it’s elevation to the Uganda’s top football tier in 2011-2012 season.
The developments were known through a press briefing held at the club headquarters in Masese, Jinja on Friday morning.
The club’s head of communications Mr. Joseph Mutaka broke the news to the members of the press.
“The management organised a free and fair elections last week for the contention between Alias Silver and Ronald Barente and voters opted for Barente to steer the club further with immediate effect for a period of four years.” Joseph Mutaka.
“In a manner to ensure continuity of the club’s operations, the Heads of Departments (HoD’s) Bidco Uganda Ltd saw through this voting process and out of 28 members who voted Barente scoped 19 votes.
RONALD BARENTE THANKS OUTGOING CHAIRPERSON ALIAS SILVER
“We thank Mr. Alias Silver for his unprecedented leadership since the club gained promotion in 2011 and we are grateful for his enthusiastic contributions to the team.” Said Ronald Barente
“It is worth noting that Mr. Alias was the first company staff to run this Club in the helm for this long and he’s leaving it a good state of performance where we sit second on the 16 team log with 28 points gathered by this far.” Mr Barente added
Mr. Barente’s immediate task is to bring in a new club head of business (Chief Executive Officer) a position he declared vacant having not renewed Mr Salmin Saleh’s contract which expired last August and then also to see off the last fixture of the UPL first round and that’s against Proline FC tomorrow Saturday 16th November at Kyabazinga Stadium, Bugembe.
QUICK FACTS ABOUT RONALD BARENTE
✓He’s an engineer by profession
✓He’s been the chairperson of Bidco Uganda Ltd Football Corporate team
✓Bidco Head of Environment Health and Safety
ALIAS SILVER’S ACHIEVEMENTS DURING HIS REIGN.
✓ Winning FUFA Juniors League
✓ Maintaining the club in Uganda Premier League since 2011.
✓Putting club structures In place
✓Establishing BUL FC as an independent brand in the sporting environment.
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