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Newly elected NRM MPs sworn in

By Henry Sekanjako

Added 2nd October 2019 08:11 PM

They won the recently held elections in Hoima and Kaabong districts

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NRM MPs celebrate after Christine Tubo Nakwang (2nd left) was sworn in at Parliament. Photo by Miriam Namutebi

They won the recently held elections in Hoima and Kaabong districts

Two newly elected National Resistance Movement (NRM) women MPs for Hoima and Kaabong districts were sworn in at Parliament on Wednesday.

They are Harriet Businge representing Hoima district and Christine Tubo Nakwang representing Kaabong district.

hristine ubo akwang being sworn in on ednesday at arliament hoto by iriam amutebiChristine Tubo Nakwang being sworn in on Wednesday at Parliament. Photo by Miriam Namutebi

 

akwang receives her copy of the onstitution and the rules of arliament from peaker ebecca adaga hoto by iriam amutebiNakwang receives her copy of the Constitution and the rules of Parliament from Speaker Rebecca Kadaga. Photo by Miriam Namutebi

 

  

Businge garnered 33,301 votes, against Forum for Democratic Change’s (FDC) Asinansi Nyakato’s 28,789 votes.

In Kaabong, Nakwang got 22,532 votes while her challenger, FDC’s Judith Nalibe Adyaka polled 1,692 votes.

arriet usinge receives her copy of the onstitution and the rules of arliament from peaker ebecca adaga hoto by iriam amutebiHarriet Businge receives her copy of the Constitution and the rules of Parliament from Speaker Rebecca Kadaga. Photo by Miriam Namutebi

 

usinge is congratulated by fellow s after she was sworn in hoto by iriam amutebiBusinge is congratulated by fellow MPs after she was sworn in. Photo by Miriam Namutebi

 

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga was on hand to officiate the ceremony and later handed the two freshly minted legislators copies of the Constitution and the rules of Parliament.

After finally taking their seats in the chamber, Parliament discussed the controversial Sugar Bill 2019 as well as security matters.

 

usinge prepares to take her seat ahead of plenary on ednesday hoto by iriam amutebiBusinge prepares to take her seat ahead of plenary on Wednesday. Photo by Miriam Namutebi

 

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