PAC concludes cabinet vetting – 3 rejected

Cabinet vetting
The parliamentary appointments committee finished the exercise of vetting ministers and 74 approved out of 79 ministers sent to the committee by the appointing authority. The committee chaired by the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga rejected three ministers which include the designated minister of state  for Industry Harriet Ntabazi and the minister of state for works Ismeal Orot on mismatch of their academic papers.
While the minister of state for fisheries Ruth Achieng missed the vetting on ground that the NRM Leaders from Lango protested the appointment of all the ministers in the region from being  the opposition without them benefiting. Also the minister of state for International Affairs Okello Oryem did not turn up for vetting since he was on official duties abroad.
However the minister of state for Elderly and disability was Adrian Tibeleka rejected since the committee found  out that he  could not answer any question to do with her ministry.

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