Tuesday May 3 2016

NRM vets Oulanyah, Kadaga for Speaker

L-R: Mr Oulanyah and Ms Kadaga all nominated

L-R: Mr Oulanyah and Ms Kadaga all nominated for Speakership. 

By Yasiin Mugerwa & Solomon Arinaitwe

Kampala.

The race for Speaker and Deputy Speaker of Parliament yesterday entered critical stage as eight aspirants appeared before the ruling party’s Central Executive Committee chaired by President Museveni to defend their candidature in a tense vetting process.

The decision by CEC to scrutinise the credentials of the contenders in the race for Speaker ties with Section 9 of the 2014 NRM Parliamentary Caucus Rules of Procure, requiring the top organ to vet and approve parliamentary le