Opposition Chief Whip Kassiano Wadri has appointed MPs to chair the four oversight Parliament standing committees.
The MPs were chosen during the Forum for the Democratic (FDC) National Executive Committee on Monday at the party headquarters in Najjanakumbi.
The committees include the public accounts committee to be chaired by Nandala Mafabi, the shadow cabinet secretary for finance. He will be deputised by DPâ€™s kawempe south MP Sebuliba Mutumba.
FDCâ€™s Geoffrey Ekanya (Tororo) is the new chairperson of the local government accounts committee.
UPCâ€™s David Ringe Chan (Padyere) is his deputy.
The committee on commissions and statutory authorities is to be chaired by UPCâ€™s John Odit (Erute south). Independent MP John Malinga is the deputy.
DPâ€™s Issa Kikungwe (Kyadondo south) is to chair the government assurance committee.
During the adoption of the new rules of procedures of Parliament, it was agreed that the opposition takes chairmanship of the four committees.
The leader of the opposition in Parliament, Prof. Moris Ogenga Latigo has also appointed two MPs to fill two positions in a shadow cabinet.
Latigo appointed FDCâ€™s John Almadri (Mad-okoro) secretary for local governments and Mbale Municipality MP Wilfred Kajeke (FDC) secretary for information and communication technology.
Kassiano names committee chiefs