Parliament has approved Robina Nabbanja as the Prime Minister of Uganda who also servers as the Leader of Government Business, after the appointment by President H.E Yoweri Museveni.
In a Plenary sitting chaired by the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Anita Among on Monday 14th June 2021, Kikizi East Chris Baryomunsi, moved a motion for a resolution of parliament to approve Nabbanja as the new Prime Minister of Uganda. The motion was seconded by Betty Amongi Akena
Baryomunsi called upon the MPs to approve the appointment of Nabbanja’s saying that her leadership skill had been proven and tested given her history of leadership and track recond in those leadership positions.
Amongi responded critiques of Nabbanja and individual who were opposed to her approval as the Prime Minister. She emphasised the experience and personality visa vie the roles of a Prime Minister which she said Nabbaja had all that it takes to be a Prime Minister.
Speaking after approval Nabbanja thanked the President and the NRM party for entrusting her with this honour of serving the Country as the Prime Minister. She promised to work with everyone for the development of the country.
“I commit to build on the foundation set by my predecessors. This will be done through strengthening the link between Executive and parliament,” said Nabbanja.
She also thanked the Ugandans for re-electing the President to steer the country. She expressed hope that indeed the President would transform the country socially, economically and in all other areas including security.
“I thank the people of Uganda for repeatedly trusting H.E Kaguta Museveni and the NRM with the Mandate to lead this Country. I believe that with the vision God has given him to embark on social-economic transformation the future of Ugandans will be secured” she added.
Nabbanja further called upon the public and the MPs to pray and support her as she embarks on a new journey. She promised to build on the foundation set by her predecessors by strengthening the link between the Executive and parliament.