• Wed. Sep 22nd, 2021

Anita Among defeats 2 others to win NRM endorsement for deputy Speaker

Information trickling from the NRM caucus that had been sitting past 7: O’clock Sunday evening indicated MPS had decided to front Bukeda Woman, MP Anita Among for the post of Deputy Speaker.  Among reportedly garnered 168 votes against her closest rival, Thomas Tayebwa. Tayebwa according to the sources that attended the closed door meeting got 149 of the total votes cast.  

Others in the races included Gomba West MP, Robinah Rwakoojo Gureme. Sources indicate that other contestants like Jacob Oboth Oboth, the West Budama South MP was talked out of the race.

Unconfirmed reports indicated that Ruhinda North MP,  Thomas Tayebwa has also vowed to offer  himself as an Independent.  URN tried to reach Tayebwa on phone but he was not answerin.

Among will compete with independent candidate Kampala Central MP Muhammad Nsereko, Denis Oguzu lee the MP Maracha, Yusuf Nsibambi the Mawokota South MP, and Okin PP Ojara, the Chua West MPAlex Otto


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