MP Bukoto Central
Richard Sebamala is a Ugandan civil engineer, businessman, politician and philanthropist. Born in 1979 in Bisanje, Masaka District, Central Uganda.
Political Ideology:Democratic Party
Date of Birth:Born in 1979
Born In:Bisanje, Masaka District
Best known as:Qualified Civil Engineer from Kyambogo University
He was born in Bisanje in Buddu County, Masaka District in the central region of Uganda in 1979. He is a qualified civil engineer with a Bachelor of Engineering from Kyambogo University in Uganda’s capital, Kampala and also holds a master’s in leadership and management from Uganda Management Institute in Kampala.
He started his early education at St. Simon Nazareth Boarding Primary school Kanabulemu in Rakai District, after which went to Bukalasa Seminary, Namilyango and Jinja Colleges. After his Advanced level, he joined Kyambogo University where he graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering. He also holds a Master’s in Leadership and Management from Uganda Management Institute.
Sebamala started his engineering career with Zzimwe Construction Company, a Ugandan road construction firm, before joining Iganga district Local Government as principal executive engineer. He also worked with Multiplex where he was behind the renovation of over 28 health centres in the districts of Kiruhula, Mbarara, Bushenyi, Isingiro, Ntugamo and Kabale. He now runs his own companies among is Multax Limited where he is a consultant for international civil engineering projects. His family also runs an import and export business in Kampala city. Sebamala is a philanthropist and community organizer. He is involved in promoting sporting activists, and community development projects in his home district of Masaka and across Uganda where he sponsors the education of over 200 children. He is also credited for mentoring many youths in business, politics and leadership skills.
Sebamala is a homegrown name in Bukoto Central constituency where he ran for the office of Member of Parliament and won in January 2021. The area was previously represented by Uganda’s former Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi who served as the Member of the Ugandan Parliament for Bukoto County Central constituency since 1996.