The National Resistance Movement electoral commission has confirmed woman Member of Parliament of Bukedea district Betty Annett Among as the first full contestant of the position of deputy speaker of the 11th parliament of Uganda on NRM ticket on the ongoing nominations at the party electoral commission headquarters in Kyadondo in Kampala district-Uganda.
Dr Tang ODoi the party electoral commission confirmed Among after fulfilling all the requirements.
Meanwhile Among after being nominated said she has expressed interest of this position because she wants to promote the independence of parliament which she says is still lacking.
“I want to promote good governance and well fare of all MPs in the house” Among assures public.
The nomination of positions of speaker and deputy speaker of parliament for NRM have started today and will end on Friday.