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Winnie Kiiza dropped as leader of opposition

Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party president Patrick Oboi Amuriat has dropped Kasese Woman MP Winnie Kiiza as leader of opposition in parliament. 

Gulu Woman MP Betty Aol Ochan replaces Kiiza who was dropped after two years of serving in the position. In the same reshuffle, Kawempe South MP Mubarak Munyagwa replaces Abdu Katuntu as the new chairperson of the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) while Rubaga North MP Moses Kasibante is the new Cosase vice chairperson, replacing Bukedea Woman MP Anita Among. 

Winnie Kiiza

Amuriat maintained Kiira municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda as the opposition whip in parliament. He will be deputised by Bukonzo East MP Harold Tonny Muhindo who takes over a post hitherto held by Rukungiri municipality MP Roland Mugume Kaginda who has been nominated as a member of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).

Oboi also named Francis Mwijukye as a parliament commissioner, dropping Dokolo Woman MP Cecilia Ogwal and nominated Mukono municipality MP Betty Nambooze as a representative at the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Busongora North MP William Nzoghu as a Pan African Parliament (PAP) representative while Mbale Municipality MP Jack Wamai Wamanga is sent to represent FDC at the African Caribbean and Pacific Parliament (ACP).

Further, Amuriat appointed Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi as the new chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and Chwa West MP Okin P.P Ojara as his deputy.

These now replace Soroti Woman MP Angelline Osegge and Ntungamo Municipality MP Gerald Karuhanga who have been serving as PAC chairperson and vice chairperson respectively.

Agago Woman MP Franca Judith Akello is appointed new chairperson of the Local Government Accounts Committee replacing Aswa County MP Ronald Reagan Okumu. She will be deputized By Kilak County MP Gilbert Olanya, who is replacing Chwa West MP Okin P.P Ojara.

Obongi County MP Hassan Kaps Fungaroo is maintained as chairperson of the Government Assurance Committee deputized by Nakawa county MP Michael Kabaziguruka who is replacing Kawempe North MP Latif Ssebaggala.
Addressing journalists at the FDC party headquarters in Najjanankumbi, Oboi said that the changes should not be treated as political persecution for those who did not support his party presidency against Gen Mugisha Muntu but for the wellbeing of the party and the wellbeing of their struggle to rid the country of the dictatorship that continues to torment Ugandans.

He also said the reshuffle is not a reaction to the party's dismal performance in the recent municipal elections. 


0 #41 Lakwena 2018-08-08 10:46
Quoting Wooden K.:
Your insinuation that Baganda are prejudiced against "ulujungu" is fake news.

Ssabasajja Kabaka studied and lived in Uk for most of his young life. He knows more English than all these people who imagine that English is their first language; yet he prefers to speak Luganda.

When you reason that a Langi should not speak swahili in Lango , then you should know why Baganda refuse to speak swahili in Kampala / Buganda.

Lakwena , while your focus is on Baganda , there are odd things that you miss.

Amama Mbabazi carried out what they call a traditional Bakiga wedding ceremony . He did it in Kampala / Buganda . They put on suits . silk dresses and spoke fine English.

That should capture your amazement more than a Muganda who does not speak English in Mawokota.

In other words Mutaka Wooden, we have dropped out of Winnie Kiiza dropped as LoP arguement.
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0 #42 Wooden K. 2018-08-08 13:19
Hello Lakwena !

We have have not dropped out at all. We are still on topic exchanging opinions on which kind of qualities make a leader , particularly a leader of an opposition side in preditory ,nepotistic and secetarian dictatorship like this one of ours.

FDC is now headed by Oboi. The guy cannot pull a crowd anywhere . He speaks only English. He has no waaka .

You want to bring in another one of his type to lead the opposition ?

I don`t think so !
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0 #43 Lakwena 2018-08-09 09:10
Quoting Wooden K.:
Hello Lakwena !

FDC is now headed by Oboi. The guy cannot pull a crowd anywhere . He speaks only English. He has no waaka .

You want to bring in another one of his type to lead the opposition ?

I don`t think so !

Osuzotya Omutaaka Wooden!

Good, we can now climb back onto the wagon.

In other words, FDC members erected Hon Oboi Amuriat as the party president, and in consensus (mandate) with FDC NEC, he went ahead and did what he did: dropped Winnie Kiiza and appoint Hon Betty Aol Ocan LoP; dropped Katuntu and appointed Mugatti wa Buttur to Chair Cosase; etc.

What is Wooden going to do about H.E Amuriat's style and/or weaknesses as FDC president? Nothing!

Likewise Wooden, how do you explain our being stuck with Super Gule? It is an enigma.

Have a nice day if you can. If not, would you have a choice? Nyet.
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0 #44 Wooden K. 2018-08-09 11:11
Kopango Lakwena !

you are right , there is nothing I can do when Amuriat shoots FDC in the foot.
But I can watch and talk about it.

I acn also predict that Oboi will not finish her term. Winnie Kiiza will be back as FDC Boss

Super Glue ?

That one is headache that is going to go away and take NRM down with it.

Liwa ya soso asa na malanga te
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