Kasese woman member of parliament Winifred Kiiza has bid farewell to her constituents saying that she will not be seeking re-election come 2021.
The vocal politician revealed that she has decided to quit elective politics but will continue to support the forces of change.
While addressing journalists in Kasese today, July 14,2020, the vibrant Winnie revealed that she is paving way for others to politically express their abilities as well as serving the nation.
Alliance for National Transformation President General Mugisha Muntu described Kiiza as who represents the very best of political leadership.
He goes ahead to describe her as leader who has served not just her constituents but all Ugandans with dedication and integrity.
Winifred Kiiza (born 26 November 1972) served as the Leader of Opposition in the Ugandan Parliament, from May 2016 until August 2018.
She was replaced as Leader of Opposition by Betty Aol Ochan.
She is also the incumbent Member of Parliament representing the Kasese District Women in the 10th Ugandan Parliament (2016 to
Winifred Kiiza was born on 26 November 1972, in Nsenyi Village, Kisinga sub-county, Kasese District, in the Western Region of Uganda.
Her mother, Modesty Muke, was a supporter of the Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) political party, while her father, Kanyere Constance Muke, belonged to the Democratic Party (DP).
Kiiza’s father died when she was ten years old, leaving her care and that of her siblings in the hands of a single unemployed mother.
She attended Nsenyi Primary School, Kajwenge Primary School and Kisinga Primary School for her elementary education.
For her O-Level studies, she attended Saadi Memorial Secondary School, transferring to Saint Maria Goretti School in Fort Portal for her final two years of high school
She has been a member of parliment since 2006
Aaron Ainomugisha, editorial https://twitter.com/AaronAinomugis3