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Aronda Saga: Parliament To “Consult Legal Experts”

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This implies that Aronda will have to wait longer before he can be approved as Minister.

A source quoted Speaker Rebecca Kadaga as saying the decision to delay Aronda’s appointment was aimed at “making an informed decision and to avoid contravening critical provisions of the Constitution which would set a dangerous precedent for this nation.”

Parliament’s publicist, Helen Kaweesa, could not be reached for comment as her known mobile phone was switched off.

But Ken Lukyamuzi who attended the committee hearing told journalists outside Parliament that Aronda cannot serve as minister before retiring from the army, insisting such a move would breach the Constitution.

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4:45pm: The former Chief of Defence Forces, Gen Aronda Nyakairima has for the first time freely spoken to journalists ever since the drama surrounding his appointment as Internal Affairs Minister started.

After sitting uncomfortably in the Parliament’s VIP lounge for over two hours, Aronda was called to face the Appointments Committee chaired by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga.

Sources say MPs grilled Aronda on several issues including allegations of human rights abuses and whether he had retired from the army.

After about one and half hours, Aronda emerged out of the committee room.

The UPDF General, whom President Yoweri Museveni insists must be approved for Minister even before retiring from the army told journalists that he had played his part by appearing before the Committee and responding to their queries.

“They called me, I answered all their questions, now the power is with the appointment’s committee,” said Aronda.

“The duty of communicating the outcome lies in the hands of the appointment’s committee.”

By 4:45pm, the Committee was still sitting to decide his fate.

Others nominees who appeared before the committee include Elioda Tumwesigye (State Minister for Health) and Mariam Wangadya (deputy IGG).

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