Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, the Opposition Chief Whip in Parliament, says that the opinion poll rightfully indicates that living conditions of Ugandans are bad it contradicts that Ugandans are happy with the current President.
The current Ugandan laws do not provide for the participation of people in Diaspora in the election of both local and national leaders. To achieve this, therefore proponents might need to advocate for an amendment that would result in the creation of the Diaspora Voters’ Register and provisions for proxy voting and e-voting.
Bahati was making reference to proposals by Niwagaba, the shadow Attorney General, to amend several clauses of the constitution in a way that would shake up the current state structure. He, for instance, wants the size of cabinet reduced to 21 Ministers and 21 State ministers, who, however, should not be chosen from among elected Members of Parliament. The current Cabinet has 32 cabinet Ministers and 48 Ministers of Stat
The Committee Chairperson, Jacob Oboth Oboth, says they will use two days to scrutinize the bill and approve their work plan before they set off for consultations. He explains that contrary to earlier practices where they start from the boardrooms in Parliament with technocrats, they will start with regional consultations.