OIL CASH BONANZA: Kadaga Storms Museveni at State House

Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga

It has emerged that the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga stormed President Yoweri Museveni at State House Entebbe without making any appointment the very day Deputy Chief Justice Stephen Kavuma issued the “stupid” order.

Kavuma’s order on Monday following a petition by the Electoral Commission lawyer Eric Sabiti, more about stopped Parliament or any other institution from investigating the Shs6bn that was scandalously shared by officials of the Uganda Revenue Authority, more about Attorney General’s office and the Finance Ministry.

Kadaga, who had spent the rest of her Monday at her Chambers in Parliament, drove in the evening to State House with the copy of the Constitutional Court order pulled and printed from the social media.

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On reaching Entebbe, the mesmerized president’s protocol staffs had nothing to do but to atypically allow the visibly furious Kadaga, only number 3 in the hierarchy, see Museveni.

When confronted by the order Museveni reportedly only told Kadaga that Parliament should go ahead and investigate the matter.

The development was revealed by the Executive Director of Uganda Media Center Ofwono Opondo who also doubles as the Deputy Spokesman of the ruling National Resistance Movement.

“The President told the Speaker that Parliament cannot be stopped from carrying out its duties. She got a green light,” Opondo said during the NBS TV’s Frontline political talk show on Thursday night.

Kadaga described the order during the Parliament’s sitting on Tuesday as stupid and asked the Deputy Attorney General; Mesigwa Rukutana to make sure it is vacated. She consequently suspended all business at Parliament until the order is undone.

On Thursday, the petitioner reversed his decision and withdrew it ending the stalemate between the Legislature and Judiciary that was automatically going to affect the Executive.

ChimpReports has also learnt that the weekly Cabinet sitting on Wednesday directed Rukutana to vacate the order.


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