PROFILE: Who is Dr. Samuel Oledo, the Young Turk Advancing NRM Ideology  

A saying by the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Benjamin Disraeli that; ‘’ The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of posterity’’, must have been mastered by  Dr. Odongo Samuel Oledo, the former aspirant for ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) Central Executive Committee (CEC) Regional Vice Chairperson Northern  Uganda .

Oledo , the NRM outspoken young turk who was recently rumored to be among the names enlisted for new ambassadorial  roles, has at all times advocated for the Northern Uganda Agenda, aimed at championing  development, economic re-engineering, social cohesion mechanisms, mega
projects, Employment opportunities/ share of the National Cake, scholarships and Education master plan, among others.

Dr. Odongo Samuel Oledo

Prior to his recent ambitions at the Top party organ, CEC, Oledo is a brilliant mobilizer who not only inspires youths in northern Uganda but the whole country.

‘’Through advocating for social change and transformation, Oledo has driven NRM for discussion, dialogue/symposium, policy generation and structuring to influence government programmes/ policies. He has also advocated for establishment of Regional coordination, sub region forums and link towards generating ideas, views, opinions and feedback, to enable party leaders to represent, lobby and influence government
programmes, projects and interventions in order to develop the Region’’, one of the female ministers described Oledo.

He has also advocated for ; Youth employment,
Leadership and Empowerment ,Ideological Orientation of the Young Turks, Generating the Northern Agenda, Re-alignment of Education
Policy and restructuring, Establishment of NRM Leaders Forum, Women empowerment and Rural Electrification especially in northern region.

Dr.Oledo ,a Surgeon by profession attended several health related training both within and outside Africa including the recent College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA), in Kigali, Rwanda.
Since 2019, he is the General Surgeon/Lecturer, Department of Surgery Kampala International University Teaching Hospital, Ishaka, Bushenyi where he formerly worked as Assistant Lecturer/ Senior House officer in the Surgery Department.

He also worked at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital Kabale District.
Between 2010- 2016 he attained a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from KIU, he also holds a Diploma in physiotherapy Mulago paramedical schools. Oledo holds a Master of Medicine in Surgery from Kampala International University.Christopher Buyera , one of the promoters of the recently launched Parish Model in the country under Operation Wealth Creation says President Museveni needs such brilliant ,patriotic young people like Oledo given their enthusiasm to serve their country.

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