The appointment of members of the Shadow cabinet is in accordance with Article 82A(c) of the constitution of the Republic of Uganda and Rule 14(2) of the Rules of procedure of parliament which grants the leader of opposition the power to appoint a shadow cabinet from members of the opposition.
The leader of opposition of the 11th , Hon Mathias Mpuuga, has named members of his Shadow cabinet with whom he will work with for the next five years.
The Nyendi- Mukungwe legislator has released a list of thirty members of which eighteen are from National Unity Platform (NUP), seven from Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), two independent, one from Democratic party (DP), People’s Progressive Party (PPP) and Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) respectively.
He has also maintained a few of the honorables who had been brought on board by his predecessor Betty Aol Ochan.
The appointment of members of the Shadow cabinet is in accordance with Article 82A(c) of the constitution of the Republic of Uganda and Rule 14(2) of the Rules of procedure of parliament which grants the leader of opposition the power to appoint a shadow cabinet from members of the opposition as it states: “the Leader of the Opposition shall in consultation with his/her party leadership appoint a shadow cabinet from members of the opposition in Parliament.”
List of members of Shadow Cabinets
Wilfred Nuwagaba (Independent) – Attorney General, Shamim Malende (NUP) – Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Muwanga Kivumbi (NUP) – Finance Planning and Economic Devt, Nantongo Fortune Rose (DP) – Gender Labour and Social Dev’t, Atkins Katusabe (FDC) – Public Service, Derrick Nyeko (NUP)-Presidency and Security, Abed Bwanika (NUP)- Agriculture, Brendah Nabukenya (NUP)- Education, Jonathan Odur (UPC)- Defense and Veteran Affairs, Abdallah Kiwanuka (NUP)- Internal Affairs, Timothy Batuwa Lusala (FDC)- Health, Abubaker Kawalya (NUP)- KCCA, Muwada Nkunyingi (NUP)- Foreign Affairs, Ronald Balimwezo (NUP)- Lands and Housing, Asinasi Nyakato (FDC)- Energy and Minerals, Karem Masaba (Ind)- Tourism & Wildlife, Frank Kabuye (NUP)- Youth & Children Affairs, Francis Mwijukye (FDC)- Trade & Industry, Betty Naluyima (NUP)- Local Govts, Hanifa Nabukeera (NUP)- Human Rights, Christine Kaaya Nakimwera (NUP)- Water and Environment, Gorreth Namugga (NUP)- Science Innovations & Technology, Hilary Kiyaga (NUP)- Culture and Performing Arts, Anna Adeke Ebaju (FDC)- Co-operatives & Microfinance, Joyce Bagala (NUP)- Information & Anti-Corruption, Santa Okot (PPP)- Special Regions, Gilbert Olanya (FDC)- East African Community Affairs, Charles Tebandeke (NUP)- Animal Industry and Fisheries, Geoffrey Kayemba (NUP)- Sports.