Speaker Anita Among Annet on
Friday afternoon prorogued Parliament after discussions on the Annual Budget Estimates for FY 2022/23, marking the end of the First Session of the 11th
House with effect from May 20th 2022.
Among said the first session of the 11th
Parliament started on May 24th 2021, and briefed the House on their major
achievements during the course of the first year of their five-year tenure.
She revealed that in the period under
review, the House conducted 100 sittings, administered 555 oaths, passed 24 bills out of which two were
withdrawn while two are pending, adding that 62 Resolutions were made and two
in: “I want to commend ….//
Cue out…. the Public Health.”//
Further, 12 legislators were granted leave to to
introduce Private Member’s Bills.THe House also paid nine tributes, and passed 40 other
33 reports, 95 question time and the Prime Minister’s time were executed, 3 oral
questions, and 123 urgent questions were responded to.
According to Among, 83 Ministerial Statements and nine Statements from the Leader of
Opposition – LOP were administered respectively as well as seven Statements from
Article 95 (3) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda provides that the Speaker by proclamation, may, after consultation with the President, prorogue Parliament.
in: “In exercise of ….//
Cue out…. is hereby saved.”//
will reconvene next month when President Yoweri Museveni will
deliver the State of the Nation Address and officially open the second session
of the 11th Parliament.
The President will also present to
Parliament Government’s key priority areas for the subsequent year.
Ochola's journalism career begun from Radio King 90.2 FM in Gulu around 2009, and Radio Rupiny 95.7 Fm under Vision Group in 2012. He also reported for Mighty Fire 91.5 Fm, Kitgum in 2015 before joining Wizarts Foundation in 2017.
He has been reporting for Uganda Radio Network (URN) since 2017 before being posted as Bureau Chief Kitgum, and latr Gulu between 2018 - 2021. Currently, he reports from Parliament.