Rebecca Kadaga, the speaker of parliament has reappointed the four embattled NRM legislators to serve on different parliamentary committees.
They are Bernard Tinkasimiire, the Buyaga County MP, Kampala Central MP Muhammad Nsereko, Theodore Ssekikubo, the Lwemiyaga county and their Ndorwa East MP Wilfred Niwagaba.
Theodre Sekikubo has been appointed to serve on the Public Accounts Committee-PAC, Nsereko Human Rights Committee, Barnabas Tinkasimire, the Equal Opportunities Committee and MP Wilfred Niwagaba on the Rules, Privileges and Discipline Committee.
The four legislators have served on the same committees for the last two and half years. Kadaga read out the names of the legislators during plenary this afternoon, in which party whips designed their members to various committees.
Justine Kasule, the government chief whip, Rowland Mugume, the opposition deputy chief whip and Sam Otada, the leader of independents read out the names of their members appointed to different committees.
During the same sitting, the new Parliamentary Commissioners were also presented to the House. Government Chief Whip Justine Kasule Lumumba presented the three NRM Parliamentary Commissioners as Wakiso Woman MP Rose Mary Seninde, PWDs Northern Uganda Representative Nokrach William and Bukedea Woman MP Rose Akol.
The Deputy Opposition Chief Whip Rowland Mugume presented MP Regan Okumu representing Aswa County as the new opposition Parliamentary Commissioner. Other members of the Parliamentary Commission include the Speaker of Parliament, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Leader of Government Business and Leader of Opposition.
In the same plenary Kadaga also designated Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) representatives to various committees. Katumba Wamala, the Chief of Defense Forces was designated to the Government Assurances Committee, Col. Phinehas Manoni Katirima to the Budget Committee, Deputy CDF Charles Angina to the Rules Privileges and Discipline Committee, Captain Suzan Lakot to the National Economy Committee, Col.
Innocent Oula to the Human Rights Committee, Sarah Mpambaza to the HIV Committee and Major General Jim Oweyesigye to the Local Government Accounts Committee.