Twanga Pepeta  singer, Luiza new  Dance Music boss

Twanga Pepeta singer, Luiza new Dance Music boss

TWANGA Pepeta band singer Luiza Nyoni Mbutu has been elected the new Chairperson of the Tanzania Dance Music Association (CHAMUDATA).

The general election held at the Dar Modern Magomeni Mikumi hall in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday elected Luiza Mbutu who defeated her closest challenger Muumini Mwinjuma, who finished second above the third-placed Said Kaunga.

On his side, a singer Abdallah Hemba from Mlimani Park Orchestra won the Vice-Chairman post after defeating Ramadhani Kitenge from Tabora Jazz band.

The Secretary General post went to Msondo Ngoma's Manager Saidi Kibiriti who dethroned Hassan Msumari who was defending his seat.

On his side Baraka Sulus who was the sole candidate for the Assistant Secretary post, won by landslide votes after missing an opponent. The six Executive Committee members, who were elected after a fierce competition are Abu Omar, Cecy Jeremiah, Benedict Sanga, Said Mdoe, Gabriel Bakilana and Rhobi Chacha.

The candidates who failed to the posts included Matei Joseph, Shomary Ally, Tabu Mambosasa, Andrew Mwampashi and Sholinda Mwezimpya. The chairman of the election committee, Jamal Rwambow, said the election was conducted with the utmost transparency and was completed without any complaints.

“The election had a total of 170 members who turned out to vote for the leaders who will lead the association,” said Jamal. Adding, he said the candidates who didn’t succeed admitted the defeat and commended the election’s organisers.

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Author: DAILY NEWS Reporter

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