Lukia Isanga Nakadama

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Lukia Isanga Nakadama
Born (1970-02-02) 2 February 1970 (age 44)
Residence Kampala, Uganda
Nationality Ugandan
Ethnicity Musoga
Citizenship Uganda
Education Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration (BA)
Islamic University in Uganda, Mbale, Uganda
Diploma in Education (Dip.Ed)
Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda
Occupation Educator & Politician
Years active 2001 — present
Known for Politics
Home town Mayuge
Title State Minister for Gender and Culture
Religion Muslim

Lukia Isanga Nakadama, sometimes written Rukia Isanga Nakadama, is a Ugandan businesswoman, educator and politician. She is the current State Minister for Gender and Culture in the Ugandan Cabinet. She was appointed to that position in 2006.[1] In the cabinet reshuffle of 16 February 2009,[2] and that of 27 May 2011,[3] she retained his cabinet post. She is also the elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Mayuge District Women's Representative. She has been continuously re-elected to that position since 2001.


She was born on 2 February 1970.[4] She was raised in a polygamous family, the 6th born of her mothers 12 children. Her father had two other wives.[5]


She attended Nabisunsa Girls School, a public middle and high school, located in Nakawa Division in northeastern Kampala, the capital city of Uganda.[6] Isanga Nakadama obtained a Certificate in Teaching, prior to 1999, from the Institute of Teacher Education Kyambogo (ITEK), which is now part of Kyambogo University. She also holds a Diploma in Customs Clearing & Forwarding, which she obtained in 2000. Her Diploma in Education was obtained in 2004. He graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration from the Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU).[7]

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Prior to 2001, she worked as a private businesswoman and as a teacher at the Hassantourabi Education Centre in Mayuge District. She was first elected to Parliament in 2001, as the Woman Representative for her home district of Mayuge. In 2006, she was re-elected to continue representing the same constituency. She was appointed to her present cabinet post in 2006.[8][9]

Personal details[edit]

Lukia Nakadama is of the Islamic Faith. She is married to Hajji Daudi Isanga. She belongs to the National Resistance Movement political party.

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