History of FMU

The Federation of Motorsports Clubs of Uganda, FMU was founded in 1999 and is the sole regulator of motor sports in Uganda. It was founded as a splitter association from AAU when Motorsports clubs came together to protest the excesses of the then regulator. FMU then effectively affiliated to the Africa Motorcycle Union (AMU) now FIM-Africa in 2000 and with FIA in 2001. FMU also became recognized by the National Council of Sports as the sole sports association for Motorsports in Uganda in 2001under the NCS Act 1964.

Ownership and Membership

FMU is made up of 15 Clubs, who give the Federation it’s mandate. It is registered by the Government of Uganda as an association with a registered amended constitution. Recently, the 5 members of the Senate were registered with the Ministry of Lands, Urban Planning and Development as a board of Trustees in fulfillment of the new National Council of Sports Regulations 2014.   FMU is affiliated to FIA (2001), FIM-Africa (2000) and FIM (2010).

Organization and Management

The FMU General Assembly is the supreme authority and legislative body of the Federation while the Constitution is the supreme law with a binding force on all Federation bodies. Seven (7) elected individuals plus 2 persons form the Management Committee of the FMU. The elective positions are President, Vice President, 3 Deputy Vice Presidents Technical for Motorsport, Motorcycling and Vintage, Road Safety & Touring, General Secretary and Assistant General Secretary. The Treasurer and Deputy Treasurer are selected by the Executive Committee to complete the Management team. Each Club sends its President/Chairman to join the Management Committee to form the Executive Committee which is the executive body of the Federation charged with implementing development programs. Several Committees are appointed by the executive as per the FMU Constitution to assist the management of the different activities and to formulate strategy and wayforward.

Day to day operation

Management Committee conducts the day to day operations of the Federation as guided by the President as per the FMU Constitution.  

Administration since formulation of FMU

2000 – 2002:

  • President   – Jack Wavamunno
  • VP Admin – Businge Rwabwogo
  • VP Tech   – Paddy Blick (RIP)
  • Secretary – Corrine Hafner
  • GS     – Kisitu Mayanja
  • Treasurer    – Haji Hamid Gombe
  • Treasurer – Steven Byaruhanga

2002 – 2005:

  • President   – Jack Wavamunno
  • VP Admin – Businge Rwabwogo
  • VP Tech (motorsport)   – Paddy Blick (RIP)
  • VP Tech (motorcycling)   – Kisitu Mayanja
  • Secretary – Corrine Hafner
  • GS     – Lillian Busingye
  • Treasurer    – Haji Hamid Gombe

2005 – 2009:   President   – David Bitalo

  • VP Admin – Oscar Kihiika
  • VP Tech (motorsport)   – Kisitu Mayanja
  • VP Tech (motorcycling)   – Arthur Blick Jr
  • VP Tech (Karting)    – Cedric Buzabo
  • Secretary – Lillian Busingye
  • GS     – Liz Nalubega
  • Treasurer    – Omar Mayanja

2009 – Jan 2012:

  • President   – George F. Kagimu
  • VP Admin – Oscar Kihiika
  • VP Tech (motorsport)   – Kisitu Mayanja
  • VP Tech (motorcycling)   – Chris Glaser  (Chris resigned Nov.2010) replaced by     Joseph Mwangala
  • VP Tech (Karting)   – Charles Ssemengo
  • Secretary – Lillian Busingye
  • GS     – Katende Mukiibi
  • Treasurer    – Herbert Rutagwera
  • Treasurer – Susan Muwonge

Jan 2012 – 2014:

  • President   – George F. Kagimu
  • VP Admin – Charles Willy Ochola
  • VP Tech (motorsport)   – Mukiibi Katende
  • VP Tech (motorcycling)   – Joseph Mwangala
  • VP Tech (Karting)   – Mutale Ttendo
  • Secretary – Reynolds Kibira-Kadok
  • GS     – Nevice Kizito
  • Treasurer    – Herbert Rutagwera
  • Treasurer – Susan Muwonge

2014-todate:

  • President-       Jack Wavamunno
  • Vice President-       Dusman Okee
  • DVP Tech (Motorsport)- Katende Mukiibi
  • DVP Tech (Motorcycling)- Joseph Mwangala
  • DVP Tech (Vintage, Road Safety & Touring) – Fred Kabuye Masadde
  • General Secretary – Reynolds Kibira-Kadok
  • Asst. GS-     Ronnie Ssekisambu
  • Treasurer- Pauline Bukenya (replaced Christine Light who served one year)
  • Asst. Treasurer- Peace Asiimwe