Kamuli District Woman Member of Parliament also the current speaker of parliament RT Hon Rebecca Alitwaala Kadaga has officially expressed interest to contest for the NRM speakership race for the NRM party primaries
In her address to the media Kadaga has revealed some of her achievements among which include ,the New Office block for parliament which is under construction, Hosting of the international conference for speakers under the common wealth countries, promotion of formative action where several policies have been formed among others.
Kadaga has refuted claims that she has always been a stumbling block against NRM in the policy formulation and when she was asked by journalists stressing issues of the age limit and The passing of the National Budget which are all influenced by the Government.
However, two candidates have also confirmed to stand for the position of deputy speaker in the NRM party primaries including Betty Annity Amongi the Bukedia woman Mp and Thomas Tayebwa from Ruhindi constituency who both in their speeches vowed to promote the independence of the parliament ,warfare of parliamentarians among others.
Meanwhile Chairperson NRM electoral commission Dr Tang Odoi while receiving these candidates at plot 13 has pleaded to the NRM members to stop blackmailing the candidates who are in race for the speakership adding that in his position as the chairperson of the the electoral commission won’t keep quite while members are misbehaving.