By Juma Nsubuga
A group of Members of Parliament have written to the speaker of parliament ,Rebbecca Kadaga requesting to have their names withdrawn from the petition to recall parliament .
Some of the MPs claim that their signatures were forged while others argue that they were not aware of contents in the petition.
Kole County MP Fred Ebilu (UPC) wrote to the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga expressing dissatisfaction to MPs who forged his signature to recall the House.
Speaking to reporters at parliament on Tuesday Mr Ebilu said that his signature was forged by petitioners who wants the speaker to recall the House to discuss the agent matters in the country.
“I have written to the speaker to express grave concern over the impersonation of my name and the signature in the petition to re-call parliament in respect to circumstances surrounding the death of Hon Cerina Nebanda.
“I have come here to tell the public the truth that my signature was forged. I have never delegated any body to sign on my behalf. Am very busy in my constituency with my voters finding ways of eliminating poverty in our area which is 75%. I don’t want parliament to be recalled until our recess period expires,” Hon Ebilu noted
Other MPs who have written to the speaker requesting their names to be deleted on the list includes; Timbigamba Linda, Godfrey Lubega, Ssempala Mbuga, Boaz Kafuda, Beatrice Rusaniya among others.
MPs who petitioned parliament include Mohammed Nsereko, Obua Hamson, Mariam Nalubega, Joseph Ssewungu, Theodore Sekikubo, Ken Lukyamuzi, Aja Baryayanga, Barnabas Tinkasimire, Alfred Niwagaba, Ibrahim Ssemuju Nganda and Gerald Karuhanga among others.
The led petitioner Obua Hamson says that there is no provision for the withdrawal of a signature in a petition adding that all the MPs who signed on the petition to recall parliament were of sound mind .