Fruitful Deal: Museveni Appoints Nobert Mao New Justice Minister


President Museveni has appointed the Democratic Party’s President Nobert Mao as the new Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs.

He replaces the Minister of Public Service Muruli Mukasa who has been serving in the acting capacity.

The appointment comes a day after Mao together with a delegation from DP met with ruling National Resistance Movement party (NRM) national chairman President Yoweri Museveni and inked a deal to work together.

“By virtue of the authority conferred on the President by Article 113 (1) and 114 (1) of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, I hereby appoint persons below as cabinet Ministers and Ministers of state….. Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs- Hon. Norbert Mao, Chairman General of the Democratic Party,” President Museveni said in a statement dated 21st July, 2022.”

President Museveni’s appointment letter

The President also appointed Hamson Obua as the new Government Chief Whip. Obua has been serving as State Minister for Education and Sports.

Akello Beatrice Akori, the Woman MP for Agago has been appointed State Minister for Economic Monitoring, Office of the President, she replaces Peter Ogwang who has been named State Minister for Education and Sports.

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