IT’S now official, Dr. Jacob L. Oulanyah is the Speaker 11th Parliament. He has been elected by 310 members of Parliament at the 1st sitting today at Kololo Airstrip.
Out going Speaker Rt. Hon. Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga came second with 197 votes and FDC Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda with only 15 votes. The total votes cast were 524, only 2 invalid votes.
“I therefore now declare Hon. Jacob Oulanyah who has obtained the highest number of votes as the Speaker parliament of Uganda.” Declared Chief justice His lordship Owinyi Dollo who presided over the election of Speaker of Parliament.
We congratulate the new Speaker and wish you goodluck