The House Appointments Committee chaired by Deputy Speaker, Anita Among on Tuesday backtracked on its earlier position and approved Kaboyo’s ministerial appointment. A total of 22 legislators from the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party voted in favour of Kaboyo’s approval, 4 Opposition MPs rejected while 1 abstained.
The government, through Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja, announced at the start of a 42-day lockdown that it would give 100,000 Shillings to persons who were identified as vulnerable at a time when the country is struggling to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Speaking at a farewell ceremony organized for him at State Lodge Nakaero, Carlos who is moving to the Philippines to open Ireland's new embassy there in the coming months thanked Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni for the cordial working relationship between the two countries.
In her press statement, Linda Nabusayi Wamboka, the Senior Presidential Press Secretary, says that the only reason President Museveni is no longer visible is that he has chosen to work virtually as part of the COVID-19 containment measures.