Today marks the second last day as Ugandan legislators swear in from various parts of the country to enter the 11th parliament.
Among those who have sworn in today are Nakaseke south MP Paulson Luttamaguzi Ssemakula, Muhumuza David Kyenjo, Kampala district woman legislator Shamim Malende among others.
While speaking to media shortly after taking his oath, Ssemakula expressed grievances over the continued increase number of legislators saying it is a wastage of tax payers’ money.
Ssemakula also appealed to president Museveni to restore cooperatives as a measure to fight against unemployment despite various programs initiated by government to tackle the challenge such as operation wealth creation (OWC), Youth livelihood program among others.
Asked his position over speakership, Ssemakula disclosed publicly that he will vote Kamuli woman legislator NRMs Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga due to her competency compared to the rest of her opponents.
Meanwhile Shamim Malende reiterated on her mission of continue fighting for human rights and giving free legal aid to voiceless.