By Spy Uganda
Kampala: Following the swearing-in of members of parliament and officially kicking off business this week, the National Unity Platform (NUP) who has the majority of opposition members in parliament has appointed Vice President for Buganda Region Mathias Mpuuga as the Leader of Opposition in the 11th Parliament.
Mpuuga replaces FDC’s Betty Aol Achan whose party no longer makes majority opposition in Parliament.
Also appointed is the Manjiya County legislator John Baptist Nambeshe, who becomes the opposition chief whip replacing FDC’s Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda.
Busiro East County Member of Parliament Medard Ssegona will now head the Public Accounts Committee and will be deputized JEEMA’s Asuman Basalirwa.
Other elected Include, Mityana Municipality MP Zaake Francis Mutebi becomes the Parliament Commissioner, replacing FDC’s Francis Mwijukye while Nakawa West MP Joel Ssenyonyi becomes chairman COSASE (Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises) which was initially under FDC’s Mubarak Munyagwa.
Meanwhile, Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze Will take over Government Assurances while Ojara Martin Mapenduzi will be the chairperson local government accounts committee deputized by Nakaseke South MP Luttamaguzi Ssemakula among others.