Vice President of Uganda
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The Vice President of Uganda is the second-highest executive official in the Ugandan government. Vice President is appointed by the President.
Vice Presidents of Uganda
Kadhumbula Nadiope III
|October 1963||April 1966||Edward Mutesa||Deposed during the Mengo Crisis|
|John Babiiha||April 1966||January 1971||Milton Obote||Deposed in the 1971 coup d'état|
|Vacant||January 1971||January 1977|
|Mustafa Adrisi||January 1977||Disputed; de facto April 1978||Idi Amin||Adrisi was factually disempowered by President Idi Amin in April 1978, but refused to accept his dismissal as Vice President. He remained in Uganda until mid-1979, maintaining a low profile but still claiming to be Vice President. When Amin was overthrown in the Uganda–Tanzania War, Adrisi fled into exile where he continued to pose as Vice President.|
|Disputed; claimed by Mustafa Adrisi||November 1978||December 1980|
|Paulo Muwanga||December 1980||July 1985||Milton Obote||Deposed in the 1985 coup d'état|
|Vacant||July 1985||January 22, 1991|
|Samson Kisekka||January 22, 1991||November 1994||Yoweri Museveni|
|Specioza Kazibwe||November 1994||May 21, 2003||The first woman in Africa to hold the position of vice-president of a sovereign nation|
|Gilbert Bukenya||May 23, 2003||May 23, 2011|
|Edward Ssekandi||May 24, 2011||Incumbent|
- Mwakikagile, Godfrey (1 February 2013). "Uganda: A Nation in Transition : Post-colonial Analysis". New Africa Press. Retrieved 21 September 2017 – via Google Books.
- Avirgan & Honey 1983, pp. 49–50.
- Reid 2017, p. 71.