Ruparelia Sweeps FMU Elections With Landslide Victory

Ruparelia Sweeps FMU Elections With Landslide Victory

By Our Reporter

 Tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia’s cousin brother Dipu Ruparelia is the new  President of the Federation of Motorsports Clubs of Uganda (FMU), and is set to reign for a ‘Kisanja’ of four years.

 Ruparelia, who was on Saturday elected President of FMU together with other members of the Executive  Committee, emerged victorious after passing through a tight race to scoop the victory from three rivals with 36 votes, in the general elections held at Kati Kati Restaurant in Lugogo.

New FMU president Dipu Ruparelia

Following his election, Ruparelia, who rally ace Rajiv Ruparelia’s uncle, has since  become the sixth FMU president since the formation of the Federation in 2000.

He beat outgoing president Dusman Okee who scored 14 votes, Geoffrey Nsamba 11 while former president Jack Wavamuno got 25 votes.
During the same election, the new FMU Management team for the next four years was also elected.

Shemmy Senkatuka was elected Vice President

Among the new electorates is Shemmy Senkatuka who was elected Vice President, beating Ken Kitariko and Kees Kagolo.

Jeff Kabagambe was re-elected the deputy Vice President Motorsport, after scooping victory from  Leon Ssenyange.

Jeff Kabagambe is Deputy Vice President Motorsport

Leila Mayanja, the only female in the Management Committee, was elected General Secretary, after beating Reynolds Kibira to the position.

Leila Mayanja is the new FMU General Secretary

Ernest Zziwa was re-elected the Assistant General Secretary.
Ernest Zziwa jubilating after being elected Ass. GS

Kisitu Mayanja was elected deputy vice president motorcycling after edging George Semakula and Joseph Mwangala. 

Kisitu Mayanja was elected deputy VP motorcycling

The post for Vice President Vintage was left vacant after the candidate Hussein Kato failed to meet requirements. 

FMU Elections Results At A Glance:
Ass. Sec.

Zziwa – 62

Okello -21

Invalid- 2

Gen Sec.

Leila- 66

Ray- 19


DVP motorcycle
Kisitu- 56

Sema- 18


DVP Motorsports








 From FMU and rallying fraternity , here below is the new executive.

President: Dipu Ruparelia

VP: Shemmy Senkatuuka

Deputy VP Motocross: Kisitu Mayanja

Deputy VP Rally: Jeff Kabagambe

Gen Secretary: Leila Blick

Assistant GS: Ernest Zziwa

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