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NDA Announces School Essay Competition Winners

Uganda’s National Drug Authority (NDA) has announced winners of the 2017 school essay competition.

The Award Winners Ceremony was held on Tuesday in Kampala and was officiated by Dr. Sheila Ndyanabangi, Principle Medical Officer, Mental Health Division, Ministry of Health.

The competition is aimed at promoting and inculcating a culture of ‘Safe Drugs Save lives’ in school going children.

Below are the winners;

Primary School level

National winners

National Winner: Namakula Rebecca Edith, Seeta parents Primary School

1st Runner up: Koki Musyoka, Aga Khan Primary School

2nd Runner up: Mutalindwa Blair Bruno, Iganga Boys Boarding Primary School


Regional Winners:

Central Region: Kemigisha Favour, P5, Lady Bird Primary School, Matugga.

South Eastern Region: Ojambo John Patrick, P5. Mwiri Primary School, Jinja.

Eastern Region: Onyango Dorcus, P7, Rock View Primary School, Tororo.

West Nile Region: Dunia Dorcus, P7, Arua Demonstration School, Arua.

South Western Region: Arinaitwe Agatha, Coloma Primary School, Mbarara

Western Region: Kirungi Jonathan, P7, Flobetto Primary School, Hoima.

Northern Region: Okello Benson, P6, St. Kizito Primary School, Lira.


Secondary School level

National Winners

National Winner: Aketch Irene, S6, Tororo Progressive Secondary School,

1st Runner up: Mitala Dennis, S4, St Mary’s College Kisubi, Wakiso

2nd Runner up: Mwangu Anita, S3, Gayaza High School, Wakiso


Regional Winners:

Central Region: Kenyana Sheila, S3, St Mark’s College Namagoma

South Eastern Region: Tenywa Erias, S2, Namilyango College, Mukono

Eastern Region: Yatuwa Esther, S5, Tororo Girls School.

West Nile Region: Ayiko Samuel,S5, St Josephs’ College Ombachi, Koboko

South Western Region: Ninsiima Elizabeth, Mbarara Secondary School

Western Region: Droma Stephen, S6, St John Bosco Minor Seminary, Hoima

Northern Region: Obua Emmanuel, Abdalla Anyum Memorial College, Kamdini


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