By Uspa Media
Rally driver John Burrows Lumu, has joined the political career focused on unseating incumbent Latif Ssebagala in Kawempe North constituency Kampala District.
Burrows has his strength in the youth following his projects including the Garage in Mulago that has empowered the youth not only to get jobs, but skills to set up their own garages.
“Promoting the youth through employment and empowering them through training that equip them with skills is key in my manifesto,” Lumu said.
He also added that he wants to add his voice as a legislator so that the sports funding is increased to be able to facilitate activities that creates opportunities for the youth and also offers employment.
“Ten years in the rally I’ am going nowhere. I will stay in motorsport and you wait to see the honourable battling it out in the National Rally championship,” He added.
Other sports personalities targeting Parliament include, Shooting Sport Federation president Anne Mungoma (Manafwa district Women), former FUFA treasurer Patrick Isiagi, Eddy Ssempatya), Denis Galabuzi (Table tennis), Allan Ssewanyana (Sports analyst), Julius Achon (athletics) and Jimmy Akena Obote (Motorsport).
Mungoma has got a big fight to unseat incumbent Mary Kitutu who is the Energy and Mineral development minister.
“Bugisu region has so many untapped talents that I intend to tap using my experience and influence in the sports sector,” She added.
The other members seeking political seats include Urban Tv talk Show sports analyst Sarah Adong, Bukedde Tv presenter Innocent Tegusulwa, Uganda Professional boxing Commission President Salim Uhuru, Uganda Lawn Tennis Association president Cedric Babu and Uganda Boxing Federation president Moses Muhangi.