Singer Sam gombya appointed Deputy Lord Mayor Kampala Central division

Sam Gombya

By Nsiiro Jacob

Once a prominent radio presenter and artiste with hits like , mpulila bulungi, ebuuba and ssebo muko, way back before he joined politics. Sam Gombya has scooped a huge position in the Kampala Capital City Authority administration as a deputy mayor of Kampala central division. The musician serves as a Councillor representing Persons with Disabilities in Kampala Central, a position he has held for the last 10 years.

These are his roles to play for the central division of kampala; • To deputise for the Mayor when he/she is unable to chair a Council meeting or attend a designated event Roles and Responsibilities

1. To carry out engagements on behalf of the Mayor, at the Mayor’s request

2. To attend pre-Council briefing meetings with the Mayor and relevant officers

3. To sign documents for sealing on behalf of the Council in the absence of the Mayor

4. In the Mayor’s absence to preside over meetings of the Full Council fairly and impartially so that its business is carried out efficiently and with regard to the rights of councillors and the interest of the community

5. To understand the Deputy Mayor’s role in the constitutional arrangements relating to the waiving of call-in when decisions are urgent and the taking of decisions on the grounds of urgency if they are not on the forward plan or are outside the budget and policy framework

6. To encourage the highest standards of behaviour and probity