KAMPALA – The National Resistance Movement party Central Executive Committee meeting on Saturday declined to endorse the former Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah to be the Speaker of the 11th PARLIAMENT, sources have said.
The meeting at State House Entebbe did not resolve on the question of Speakership but adjourned to the next day on Sunday morning at 8am.
NRM Caucus (Members of Parliament) are also supposed to sit tomorrow at State House tomorrow to elect the Speaker in a primary election.
The election of the Speaker is scheduled for Monday next week at Kololo airstrip.
Over 300 MPs including the Deputy Leader of Government Business, Gen. Moses Ali have already declared support for Kadaga before the party decision.
In tomorrow’s meeting President Yoweri Museveni, who is the Chairman of the party, will call the meeting to order at 10:00AM.
It will be followed by the traditional singing of the National Anthem which has been allocated 5 minutes and meant to end at 10:05AM.
10:05AM-10:20AM is allocated for prayers to be followed by communication from the chair to last 40 minutes until 11:00AM.
NRM Electoral Commission will take charge from 11:00AM to specifically conduct the election for the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of Parliament. The results will be declared by Tanga at 2:00PM.