• Wed. Jun 19th, 2024

Hon Anita Among elected the Speaker of the 11th Parliament

Hon Anita Among has been elected the Speaker of the 11th Parliament.

Anita Among – 401
Asuman Basalirwa – 66
Invalid – 1

Hon Basalirwa Asuman accepts defeat: “Unlike other processes known in this country, this one has been free & fair and I pledge my total support to you Rt Hon Speaker,” he said.

Asuman Basalirwa “I thank all MPs who have taken time to be part of this democratic process. I appreciate the 66 members of Parliament that have bestowed upon me the title of shadow Speaker,although it’s not provided for in the rules of procedure”-

Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Dollo to Hon Asuman Basalirwa.

‘You’ve demonstrated a rare maturity not known in this country, by saying this is free and fair and by accepting that today’s results. You’ve attained a high moral ground as an MP.’

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