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Pictorial; New Members of Parliament Take Oath

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Every person elected to parliament takes the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of Member of Parliament before they officially start their five-year term of office. The ceremony, which is following the alphabetical order of names of each legislator, will see 132 members take oath today, according to a programme issued by Parliament’s Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Helen Kawesa.
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Former first lady Miria Kalule Obote at the swearing in ceremony. Photo by Olive Nakatudde
The administration of oaths for members-elect of the eleventh parliament has kicked off today at the Parliamentary buildings in Kampala. The process, scheduled to end on Thursday, May 20, will see parliament welcome the highest number of legislators having moved from 426 to 529 in recent polls.

Every person elected to parliament takes the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of Member of Parliament, before they officially start their five-year term of office. The ceremony, which is following the alphabetical order of names of each legislator, will see 132 members take oath today, according to a programme issued by Parliament’s Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Helen Kawesa.

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