Munyagwa described Katuntu as a great personality and a brilliant lawyer he was replacing. He appealed to the public not to compare his working methods with Katuntu because they are totally different people.
The construction that started a year ago was delayed by up to nine months as parliament struggled to acquire more space at the CHOGM square along Apollo Kaggwa road, according to Engineer Henry Ssentoogo, a private consultant for the project.
They rejected calls for order in the house and continuously sang the National Anthem; Oh Uganda, May God Uphold Thee, as a symbol of defiance. Kadaga accused them of misconduct and disrupting parliament business a day earlier, turning the chamber into a playhouse and disrespecting the rules of procedure of Parliament.
The Leader of Opposition, Betty Aol Ochan threatened to mobilize the masses from the constituencies of the jailed MPs to demonstrate, should Government fail to provide a satisfactory account on the fate of the MPs immediately and release them unconditionally.