Tumwine allegedly attacked Ogwal over statements she had made on the floor of parliament pinning him for drawing a gun against her. The alleged confrontation followed a debate in which several MPs accused Tumwine of severally questioning the powers of parliament and directives made by the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga.
Dr Ndebesa observes that the National Resistance Movement-NRM government seems to have adopted the use of sticks as a way of punishing those who disagree with but hastens to add that using force to mediate state-society relations is reckless, unsustainable a very dangerous approach to governance.
Alex Ndeezi, the Chairperson of Gender, Labor and Social Development Committee, says General Tumwine has occupied Nommo Galery since 1998 and has never paid rent to Uganda National Cultural Centre, adding that any efforts to collect the money have been futile
The newly appointed Minister for Security, General Elly Tumwine, says that collaboration will cure insecurity in the country. Tumwine was speaking to journalists at Parliament immediately after his appearance before the Appointments Committee chaired by Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga.
Parliaments Appointments Committee chaired by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga is today set to vet the newly appointed Inspector General of Police IGP Martin Okoth Ochola and his Deputy, Brigadier Sabiiti Muzeei. According to an official communication issued by the Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige, the committee is to also interface with Gen. Elly Tumwine, the newly appointed Security Minister.
Land Forces Commander, Major General Peter Elwelu, was today awarded the Rwenzori Star medal, five months after he led a military assault on the palace of the Rwenzururu King in which over 100 people were killed. Elwelu is among the 143 people awarded with Rwenzori Star medal, Golden Jubilee Medal and Police Medals in Pallisa district during the ceremony to mark International Labour Day.