By Jumah Nsubuga
The appointments committee of parliament chaired by the speaker yesterday approved seven appointed ministers and rejected two on different grounds.
According to the source on the committee, the committee approved seven appointed minister due to their satisfied academic documents. Those who were approved includes; Sarah Kataike Ndoboori the appointed state minister of health, Ajedra Gabriel Aridru state minister for investiment, Earnest Kiiza minister of state for Bunyoro Affairs, Najjemba Rosemary Muyinda minister of state for urban development, Twadong Richard minister of state for Minister without Portfolio in charge of political mobilization, Shem Bageine state minister for East African Affairs and Frank Tumwebaze minister in charge of presidency.
The source also revealed that the committee rejected Tarsis Kabwegyere who was appointed the minister of Gender, labour and social development on grounds that he is not gender sensitive and because of his age and for the fact that he opposed the Domestic Relations Bill that was later split into the Marriage and Divorce Bill. “We have rejected Kabwgyere. He opposed the Domestic Relations Bill and he is on record,” a female source stressed
The source also revealed that the Kayunga district woman MP Ida Nantaba was also rejected on grounds that she has a petition contesting her curriculum Vitae academic testimonials and was discussed in the where some legislators reportedly questioned it.
The source also said that the committee is going to write to the president to inform him about the rejection of the two oppinted ministers.