KATUMBA OYEE, KATUMBA OYEEE, Well, we are bringing you the second most famous 2021-2026 presidential candidate Katumba John in the current race. This is the time, you can know more about him especially his education, biography, early life, relationship and net worth ever since he started to trend immediately on his nomination.
In this, you will know how he managed to get to the stage of becoming a presidential candidate and why. We are taking you through his early life, hustles and how he managed to scoop a presidential nomination at his young age. He is currently the youngest presidential candidate in Uganda’s political history at 24 years.
Katumba John Biography
Born in 1996, Katumba is just 24 years by 2020, and he is the youngest in the 2021-2026 presidential race. He was born to the Kkonde family and he is a complete orphan. His parents died when he was still a toddler, and he grew with his guardian and currently stays in Ntinda, a Kampala city suburb.
Further more, his family was staying in Naalya, Kiwatule in the outskirts of Kampala city but Katumba’s ancestral home in Buikwe District, Uganda. He has siblings as well and his struggles teach everyone a lot. His Biography is an inspiration.
Katumba John attained his education from Zion Hill Standard Academy in Buikwe District for his Primary education (PLE). He then joined Central View High School in Mukono district for his Ordinary (UCE) and Advanced Levels (UACE).
Katumba later on joined Makerere University Business School (MUBS) where he enrolled for Transport and Logistics Management. He then graduated in January 2020. His education journey was a very rough one where he had to wash cars to manage his university education.
Katumba is the youngest person ever to vie for the post of the President of Uganda. A record that was aided by the Amendment of the constitution in 2018 to remove the article 102 b which placed age caps on presidential candidates.
Only those who were between 35-75 were allowed to contest but now even the 24-year old Katumba can run for the top office.
He launched his presidential bid in mid 2020 and after picking nomination forms from the Electoral Commission, he started looking for the mandatory 100 signatures from 98 districts. In the process, Katumba says he made many friends who contributed towards his candidature.
He does not have any other political record attached to him. But this bid has made him the most trending presidential candidate in this race, and his comic way of doing things like footing to campaign. He is a darling on social media and beyond.
Katumba John Net Worth
Since he is a fresh graduate, the presidential candidate does not exceed $10,000 putting his ability to raise the $5,400 for presidential nominations. We shall keep you updated about his wealth.