The Central Executive Committee of the National Resistance Movement has resolved to send Hon. Jacob Oulanyah as the official NRM candidate for the Parliamentary speaker race that happening tomorrow on Monday.
In a tight race between two choices of Hon. Rebecca Kadaga and Hon. Jacob Oulanyah, CEC went with the latter who has been a deputy speaker of the Rebecca Kadaga for the past two terms.
Kadaga who says she was not even given a chance by the NRM CEC to present herself before the electorates says she will contest as independent tomorrow and will continue to uphold on the matters that press the population.
“Fellow Ugandans, I have come to inform the people of Uganda that my party has opted not to give me the party flag for the speaker of parliament……..I have therefore decided to run as independent” Said Kadaga in a presser on Sunday evening.
Besides Kadaga and Jacob Oulanyah, the FDC spokesperson who is also a Member of Parliament representing Kira Municipality, Wakiso also announced his intentions to run for the speakership of Uganda’s legislative body.