John Byabagambi

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John Byabagambi (born May 8, 1958 in Ibanda District[1]) is a Ugandan engineer and politician. He is the State Minister for Works in Uganda.[2] He is also the Member of Parliament, representing Ibanda County South, Ibanda District. He was first elected to that position in 2001.


He holds the degree of Master of Science in Chemical Engineering.[3]


Prior to joining politics in 2001, he worked as an Engineer in several private businesses. In 1989, he worked as a Production Engineer at Miroko Industries. From 1991 until 1992, he worked as the General Manager of Mukwano Industries Limited, a member company of the Mukwano Group of Companies. Between 1992 and 2001, he worked as the General manager, Songdol Films Uganda Limited. In 2001, he entered politics and contested for the parliamentary seat of Ibanda County South in Ibanda District. He won in 2001 and was re-elected in 2006 on the National Resistance Movement (NRM) political party ticket. He was appointed to his present cabinet post in 2006.[4]

Personal life[edit]

He is married. He belongs to the National Resistance Movement political party. His interests include reading and traveling.

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