Government Chief Whip Thomas Tayebwa who is the Member of Parliament for Ruhinda County, Mitooma district has been endorsed by the National Resistance Movement to hold the flag in the race for Deputy Speaker.
The news of his endorsement was delivered by NRM’s communications director Emmanuel Dombo through Twitter
“Hon Thomas Tayebwa has been unanimously approved by the Party Caucus for the position of Deputy Speaker. Rt.Hon Anitta Among and Hon Thomas Tayebwa will be the NRM flagbearer for the position of Speaker and Deputy Speaker respectively,” he wrote
The Speaker and Deputy Speaker will be decided tomorrow when Members of Parliament vote.
Opposition MPs on Thursday convened and decided that they’d all support Asuman Basalirwa for Speakership.