Students of Bulucheke secondary school in Bududa district have today held elections for new student leaders to reclaim their power from the administration.
Last month the outgoing student leaders handed over power to the teachers after they lacked incoming leaders to hand over to.
This was because the school had not conducted elections for new leadership at the time when the Covid-19 pandemic struck the country.
In March 2020 president Museveni ordered closure of schools and at the same time suspended religious gatherings across the country.
This year, President Museveni allowed the reopening of schools for those learners in semi candidate classes like P.6, S.3,S.5 and those in tertiary and universities. This followed the reopening of finalist classes of P7, S4, S6 and those at tertiary institutions and universities in October last year.
Student leaders who were elected like Joseph Mugabe Leviticus as disciplinary prefect, Sam Wamoto as information prefect and Edith Webombisa as academics prefect said they have been yearning for their power especially when they heard over the radio that their power was transferred to teachers.