Mayor of Kampala, Uganda Leadership City
Lukwago Erias (Ssalongo) is a Ugandan lawyer and politician. He is the Lord Mayor of the City of Kampala, the Capital of Uganda and the largest metropolitan area in the country. He was first elected to that position on 14 January 2011, re-elected to the same position in 2016 with a landslide victory of 82% and reelected in January 2021 with 66% of universal adult suffrage on the Forum for Democratic Change ticket. In 2006, he was elected to the Ugandan Parliament, on the Democratic Party ticket, representing the Central Kampala Constituency. While in Parliament, he served on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee and on the Local Government Accounts Committee. In 2005, he was elected as the National Legal Advisor of the Democratic Party a position held up to 2010. Since 1998, Lukwago has worked as the Managing Partner in the offices of Lukwago and Co. Advocates, a Kampala law firm that specializes in Constitutional Law and Human Rights Law. He is married to Nalongo Zawedde Lubwama Lukwago and blessed with children. He is a Founding Board member of the Mayors Migration Council, a member of the UN Expert Advisory Committee on Covid-19 and the President, Network of Mayors on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Uganda.