Among reportedly garnered 168 votes against her closest rival Thomas Tayebwa who got 149 of the total votes cast.
Bukedea District Woman MP Anita Among accompanied by Moses Magogo the incoming MP Budiope East
Information trickling from the NRM caucus that had been
sitting past 7: O’clock Sunday evening indicated MPS had decided to front
Bukedea Woman MP Anita Among for the post of Deputy Speaker.
Among reportedly garnered 168 votes against her closest
rival Thomas Tayebwa who got 149 of the total votes cast.
Others in the race included Gomba West MP, Robinah Rwakoojo Gureme. Sources
indicate that other contestants like Jacob Oboth Oboth, the West Budama South
MP was talked out of the race. Reports indicated that Ruhinda North MP Thomas Tayebwa has
also vowed to offer himself as an Independent. URN tried to reach
Tayebwa on phone but he was not answering.
Among will compete with independent candidate Kampala Central
MP Muhammad Nsereko, Denis Oguzu lee the MP Maracha, Yusuf Nsibambi the Mawokota
South MP, and Okin PP Ojara, the Chua West MP.