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Kadaga Declared Speaker as Space Shortage Hits Parliament

Speaker Kadaga was sworn in today by President Yoweri Museveni (Photo by Nixon Segawa)

Hon Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga has been reelected Speaker of Parliament, drugs http://demcsb.com/wp-includes/media-template.php enriching history as the first female head of the National Assembly.

Kadaga was on Thursday declared Speaker of 10th Parliament by the Deputy Chief Justice Stephen Kavuma who presided over the election exercise.

Members congratulate Speaker Kadaga

Members congratulate Speaker Kadaga

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Kadaga was nominated to the position by the Igara East Member of Parliament, http://currencymeter.com/wp-includes/class-simplepie.php Raphael Magyezi. She was unopposed.

This milestone was described by the Deputy Chief Justice as the great honor to the women of Uganda.

President Yoweri Museveni, http://clothesthatwork.org/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/tribe-common.php who arrived at the Parliamentary building at 11am, presided over the swearing in ceremony of the Speaker, before handing her the Instruments of Office.

Kadaga and Jacob Oulanyah share a moment

Kadaga and Jacob Oulanyah share a moment

In her acceptance speech, Kadaga vowed to continue from where she stopped, working impartially and objectively to steer the national assembly.

Meanwhile, the Speaker apologized to the new Parliament for the evident lack of space in the house. She said the Parliament is working hard to resolve this Challenge of accommodating more that 440 members.

“At times you will be called upon to share offices with your colleagues; please bear with us as we find a solution,” she said.

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