Sadik Nasiwu beat incumbent Hadijja Namanda to return as the new Uganda Volleyball Federation President.
Namanda has been at the helm since January 2017 when she succeeded Nasiwu who had held the seat for eight years.
On Sunday, during the Elective Assembly at Hockey Grounds in Lugogo, Nasiwu emerged the winner with a landslide victory.
Nasiwu, an Internal Auditor at FIVB and Executive Member at UOC, got 226 votes against Eddie Okila’s 27 and Namanda’s 20.
National Council of Sports Chairman Donald Rukare and Assistant General Secretary David Katende witnessed the UVF elections.
Abdallah Kiggundu was voted the first Vice President when he beat Anthony Ashaba and Stephen Waiswa.
Salma Kairungi (129 votes) managed to overcome close rival Hellenic Nakimuli (115) to second vice while Faridah Nalinya picked just 38 to finish third.
Uganda Volleyball Federation Committee:
President – Sadik Nasiwu
1st Vice President – Abdallah Kiggundu
2nd Vice President Salma Kairungi Otika
General Secretary – Godwin Nakaana Ssenyondo
Assistant General Secretary – Eunice Nuwabigaba
Treasurer – Joseph Odong
Premier Club Representatives – Levian Ashaba, Cisse Musiime, Kenneth Wakibi