14 January 1950 |
(Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering)
(Master of Science in Civil Engineering)
|Occupation||Engineer & Politician|
|Years active||1971 — present|
Abraham James Byandala is a Ugandan engineer and politician. He is the current Minister for Works and Transportation in the Ugandan Cabinet. He was appointed to that position on 27 May 2011. He replaced John Nasasira, who was appointed Government Chief Whip. Byandala also serves as the elected Member of Parliament for Katikamu County North, in Luweero District.
He was born in Luweero District on 14 January 1950.
Abraham Byandala holds the degree of Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSc.Civ.Eng.), obtained from Makerere University, the oldest and largest public university in Uganda. His degree of Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSc.Civ.Eng.), was obtained from the University of Strathclyde, in Glasgow, Scotland.
His work history spans over 40 years in Uganda's road transport. Prior to his appointment as Minister of Transport and Works, he served as the Kampala City Engineer and Surveyor. At one time he served as the Chairman of the government’s Committee on Physical Infrastructure. He is the elected Member of Parliament, representing Katikamu County North, Luweero District.
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