of Parliament from the Busoga sub-region have pledged to support the Speaker of
Parliament Rebecca Kadaga for the position of second national vice-chairperson
of the National Resistance Movement- NRM party.
Kadaga will contest for the position with the State Minister for Lands and
Bukono County MP, Persis Namuganza.
Speaking to journalists during Kadaga’s public address at the Jinja city hall
on Saturday, Moses Balyeku, the Jinja West Member of Parliament who doubles as
the Busoga parliamentary caucus vice chairperson says that, all his colleagues
have agreed to rally behind Kadaga.
Balyeku stresses that most people within Busoga are fond of fighting their own
yet they ought to support them retain such positions for better service
delivery within the region.
He adds that leadership is the determinant of the people’s general social
welfare and it is befitting for the region to embrace great leaders.
//cue in: “let us stop…
Cue out…Katonda atusoniwe,”.
Balyeku further says that Kadaga is the main lobbyist behind most government
and non-government development projects within the region. He added that losing
her position will affect the progress of others yet to be fulfilled government
//cue in: “ezira…
Cue out…eli bulungi,”.
Also Loy Katali, the Jinja district woman Member of Parliament says that the public
should appreciate Kadaga’s contribution towards the region’s economic
//cue in: “nze ndowoza…
Cue out…in government,”.
However, the Butembe County MP, Nelson Lufafa claims that some MPs are holding
secret meetings to de-campaign Kadaga. He warned them against sabotaging Kadaga’s
//cue in: “wano…
Cue out…diba muno,”.
Kadaga said that her goal is to continue contributing towards the country’s
transformation and is less bothered with negativity posed by her detractors.