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Parliamentary week kicks off in high moods

The annual parliamentary week kicked off in high moods with Archbishop of the Anglican Church Stanley Ntagali gracing the event.

(L-R) Speaker Kadaga, Archibishop Ntagali and leader of Opposition Betty Aol Ocan at the launch of the Parliament Week

(L-R) Speaker Kadaga, Archibishop Ntagali and leader of Opposition Betty Aol Ocan at the launch of the Parliament Week

Themed championing accountability to improve service delivery, the week officially kicked off with an ecumenical service which was opened by a prayer from Hajji Abdul Latif Ssebagala the Parliamentary Imam and Member of Parliament Kawempe North as Retired Bishop Edward Muhima was the main

Parliaments Imam Latif Sssebaggala

Parliaments Imam Latif Sssebaggala

preacher whose sermon called for accountability in order to improve service delivery in Uganda.

While addressing the ecumenical service, the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga said there is no common Agenda to be corrupt and those who are corrupt in their individual capacities should not expect protection from the speaker or the Parliament.

Deputy Speaker Hon. Jacob Oulanya flags off charity walk

Deputy Speaker Hon. Jacob Oulanyah flags off charity walk

Earlier on Sunday 13th the Deputy Speaker of parliament Jacob Oulanyah took part in a charity walk as one of the pre-parliamentary week events.

The charity walk was aimed at fundraising for constructing a 5 billion center for persons living with albinism where 46 million shillings was raised.

The parliamentary week will run up to 19th January  in a bid to give members of the public an opportunity  to visit parliament and even share a light moment with their legislators. The week will also have a number of activities where over 20 government ministries, Departments and Agencies will exhibit and showcase their works

 

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