MPs are free to debate age-limit, says Museveni

President Museveni

What you need to know:

  • In 2012, Mr Museveni told NTV that he would not support the amending of the constitution to scrap presidential age limit, saying active leaders are those below 75 years.
  • It is not clear whether the motion seeking leave to introduce the Private Member’s Bill will be handled today because the Order Paper for today’s business in Parliament will be circulated at 1:00pm.

KAMPALA. A day after a joint caucus of NRM and Independent MPs passed a resolution to move a motion in Parliament today paving the way for the introduction of a Bill to amend Article 102(b) and delete presidential age limit, President Museveni last night gave the MPs the green light.

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