Hon. Ruth Ssentamu Nankabirwa

Minister of Energy and Mineral Development

Hon. Ruth Nankabirwa Sentamu is the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development a position she has held effective June 2021. Before that, she was the Government Chief Whip, a position she was appointed to in 2015. She has previously served as State Minister for Fisheries, State Minister for Microfinance, State Minister for Defence and State Minister for Luwero Triangle.

In 1994 through 1995, she served as a delegate to the Constituent Assembly that enacted the 1995 Constitution for the Republic of Uganda.

Hon. Ruth Nankabirwa Sentamu holds a Masters of Arts Degree in Conflict Studies, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fine Art, both from Makerere University. She hails from Kiboga District, and was the District Woman Representative from 1996 – 2021.