KAMPALA – The Government Chief Whip and NRM Parliamentary Caucus Chairperson, Thomas Tayebwa has appointed a number of Whips to assist him in fulfilling his roles.
The designated include four Whips in charge of accountability committees and eighteen (18) regional Whips.
“In line with rule 15 of the Rules of Procedure of the Parliament of Uganda the role and function of the Government Chief Whip is to ensure due attendance, participation in proceedings and voting in Parliament of the members of the ruling party,” Tayebwa wrote in a statement.
The MP for Ruhinda North County in Mitooma District added, “In pursuit of this role, my office appoints Whips who assist us to coordinate and whip members of Parliament in their respective regions.”
“In accordance with the National Resistance Movement Parliamentary Caucus, rules of procedure, rule 22 and 23, this is to designate the following members to serve as regional whips, whip in-charge of interest groups in Parliament and whips in charge of accountability committee.”