Nasser Ntege Sebaggala was a Ugandan businessman and politician who was Mayor of Kampala from 2006 to 2011. He was an independent presidential candidate in the 2006 general election before dropping out and joining the Kampala mayoral race.
Following the expulsion of Asian by the then president Idi Amin Dada in 1972, Nasser Sebagala acquired a supermarket called UGANTICO on Nkrumah road, the lower entrance to current CHAM Towers, an electronic and clothes store on Kampala road. His business interests grew over time.
In 1998, he began his political career by running for the position of mayor for Kampala beating two government sponsored candidates. However, he was arrested in USA two months later, in June 1998 on eight counts of fraud and lying to US and returned to Kampala in 2000 to a warm welcome and considered a bid for presidency in 2001.
Born Nov 15, 1947 in Kampala Uganda and died Sep 26, 2020, contested for DP chairmanship, 22 February 2010 in Mbale where he was trounced by the current party chairman Hon. Norbert Mao.
In 2016 general elections Sebagala joined the NRM pledging to canvas votes for the party presidential candidates Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. After winning the polls the president appointed him as minister without portfolio but was failed to officially assume the post by the parliamentary vetting committee due to lack of academic qualifications.
On 17 July 2020 Haji Nasser Ntege Sebagala went to the National Unity Platform head offices in Kamwokya where he was welcomed and announced his elegance as one of the new party member denouncing his DP membership. While here, he was eyeing the party ticket to contest for the Kampala mayoral race against his former DP member Salongo Erias Lukwago.
Sep 15, 2020 Nasser Sebaggala, was undergoing treatment at IHK after he reportedly fell in his bathroom.