Parliamentarian have reconstituted their Sessional Parliamentary Committees which had expired after they previously existed for only one year.
The new changes in the leadership of the committees have also seen some current chairpersons dropped with others replaced whereas some others have retained their previous slots as chairpersons and their deputies.
The Presidential Affairs Committee according to the new arrangements will now be taken over by the Adjumani Woman MP, Jessca Ababiku, who is replacing the Nyabushozi County MP, Col .Fred Mwesigye.
Other changes also include, the Aringa North MP, Godfrey Onzima will take on from Igara County West MP, Raphael Magyezi as the Chairperson for the Committee on Public Service and Local Government, while the Luweero Woman MP, Eng Lilian Nakatte, will head the Committee on Infrastructure, replacing Eng. Denis Sabiiti of Rubanda West in Kabale district.
Ndezi Alex who represents PWDs for Central region in Parliament takes over the Gender, Labour and Social Development Committee and will be deputised by the Buikwe district Woman MP, Judith Babirye who replaces, Margaret Komuhangi and Beatrice Anywar respectively.
Last week, Parliament witnessed bitter reactions from opposition lawmakers who objected to the appointment of a Member of the Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) by the Government Chief Whip, Ruth Nankabirwa. Nankabirwa had designated Hon. Maxwell Akora, Maruzi county as Vice Chairperson to the Committee on Information and Communication Technology.