KAMPALA — Dr. Lina Zedriga Waru has on Wednesday April 08 been unveiled as People Power Movement second in command at the group’s head office in Kampala.
She will deputise Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi common name Bobi Wine who has already declared plans to challenge long serving President — Yoweri Museveni.
Dr. Lina Zedriga Waru Abuku is the Secretary of Uganda’s National Committee for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity and All Forms of Discrimination.
She is a former Magistrate but now a full-time activist working to end social exclusion and all forms of discrimination against vulnerable groups, especially women.
She is also a practicing attorney, educator of trainers on alternative and transformative leadership, and mentor.
And in addition to her role on Uganda’s National Committee, she is the Director of Women in Peace Building and Reconciliation and actively involved with the Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE), The Association of Women Lawyers Uganda (FIDA-U), Trust for Africa’s Orphans (TAO-U), and Kampala Quality Primary Schools (KQPS), among other organizations.
She’s a lecturer at Victoria University in Uganda and the Executive Director of Zedriga Foundation in Northern Uganda.
Dr. Zedriga holds a Master of Arts in Peace and Conflict Studies, Master of Arts in Human Rights, Bachelor of Laws LL.B and Certificate of Laws all from Makerere University.
She has a Certificate in Genocide Prevention from The Auschwitz Institute for Peace and
Reconciliation in Poland and a Certificate in Women and Public Policy from JF Kennedy Harvard University Boston US which she acquired in 2009.