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Heavy Deployment in Entebbe as NRM Parliamentary Caucus Meets

Security personnel, mainly from the Special Forces Command-SFC and regular police have lined up along the Kampala-Entebbe highway, from the areas of Katabi to the main entrance of State House, where the legislators are due to meet.
Some drivers and personal security guards of MPs and CEC are playing cards on the main parking yard at State House,Entebbe
There is heavy deployment in Entebbe, where the National Resistance Movement-NRM part caucus is meeting this afternoon to endorse a candidate in the race for the Speaker of Parliament.

Security personnel, mainly from the Special Forces Command-SFC and regular police have lined up along the Kampala-Entebbe highway, from the areas of Katabi to the main entrance of State House, where the legislators are due to meet.

The much-anticipated caucus meeting will commence after the Central Executive Committee-CEC concludes  the vetting process for both positions early today. Although CEC had reached a consensus on Saturday, sources say that one of the candidates requested that the matter is moved to Sunday.

The NRM has at least 337 of the 529 members of the eleventh parliament.  In the same house, there are 73 independent candidates, 43 of whom initially belonged to the ruling party, and fell off after losing the party primaries.

The MPs were taken to State House in buses, that they boarded from Kololo Independence grounds as a way of decongesting the parking yards at State House. By press time, they were seated under tents erected in the gardens, waiting for the Central Executive Commitee to conclude its sessions.