In another separate petition concerning Justice Richard Buteera, Mabirizi says he doesn't have any issue with his integrity, but the Supreme Court Judge was appointed to a position that has not been vacant.
A source in the committee chaired by Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga confirmed the clearance of the newly appointed officials saying that there was nothing unusual about their credentials and personality adding that all appointees were fit for the positions.
MP Jack Wamai Wamanga tabled his complaint on the floor of parliament this afternoon saying that he was humiliated by the committee which he wanted to enrich with his experience as a former diplomat. Wamanga served as a career diplomat under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1981 to 2006.
Speaking to journalists shortly after being approved by Parliaments Appointments Committee today, one of the members, former Sheema Woman MP Rosemary Nyakikongoro, says the debate should focus on Uganda losing key judicial officers when they are still needed in the system.
Ntabaazi was last month rejected because of inconsistencies in her birth dates records. While in her curriculum vitae Ntabaazi shows that she was born in 1974, her statutory papers, including an affidavit show that she was born in 1979. Her academic documents however indicate that she was born in 1973.
Several committee members argued that the security could limit accessibility to the Ministry of Education in which Janet Museveni was appointed to serve as a cabinet minister. Sources within the committee told Uganda Radio Network that Janet Museveni was also tasked to explain if the ministrys resources would not be wasted on her security detail.
Parliament has today vetted and approved seven newly appointed ministers. The approved include Philemon Mateke, the incoming minister for Regional Cooperation, David Bahati as State Minister for Planning, Vincent Ssempijja as State Minister for Agriculture and others.
The others vetted include the incoming Minister for Youth and Children Affairs Evelyn Anite, State Minister of Health Chris Baryomunsi, Information Minister Jim Muhwezi and State Minister for Higher Education Tickodri Togboa.
The newly-appointed State Minister for Lands, Idah Nantaba, is set to reappear before the Parliamentary Appointments Committee next week. A source from the committee says Parliament decided to recall her due to inconsistencies in answering questions about her academic background.