The Leader of Opposition (LOP) in Parliament Mathias Mpuuga has appointed members of the Shadow Cabinet.
“By virtue of power conferred upon me under article 82A (c) of the constitution of the Republic of Uganda and rule 14 (2) of the rules of procedure of Parliament, I have appointed and designated the following honorable members of parliament to the Shadow Cabinet,”Mpuuga said on Friday.
It is the shadow cabinet’s responsibility to scrutinise the policies and actions of the government, as well as to offer alternative policies. The shadow cabinet makes up the majority of the Official Opposition frontbench. In most countries, a member of the shadow cabinet is referred to as a shadow minister.
1.Wilfred Niwagaba-Ndorwa East (Ind) – Attorney General
2.Shamim Malende-Kampala Woman MP (NUP)- Justice and Constitutional Affairs
3.Muhammad Muwanga Kivumbi-Butambala (NUP)- Finance, Planning and Economic Development
4.Nantongo Fortune Rose-Kyotera Woman MP (DP)-Gender, Labour and Social Development
5.Katusabe Atkins – Bukonzo West (FDC) – Public Service
6.Derrick Nyeko-Makindye East(NUP)-Presidency and Security
7.Abed Bwanika-Kimanya Kabonera (NUP) – Agriculture
8.Nabukenya Brenda-Luweero Woman MP (NUP) – Education
9.Odur Jonathan-Erute South (UPC) – Defence and Veteran Affairs
10.Kiwanuka Abdallah-Mukono North (NUP)- Internal Affairs
11.Batuwa Timothy Lusala- Jinja West (FDC) – Health
12.Nsibambi Yusuf-Mawokota South (FDC) – Works and Transport
13.Kawalya Abubaker-Rubaga North (NUP)-KCCA
14.Nkunyingi Muwada-Kyadondo East (NUP) – Foreign Affairs
15.Balimwezo Nsubuga Ronald-Nakawa East (NUP) – Lands, Housing and Urban Development
16.Nyakato Asinasi- Hoima City Woman MP (FDC) – Energy and Minerals
17. Masaba Karim-Mbale Industrial Div (Ind) – Tourism and wildlife
18.Kabuye Frank-Kassanda South (NUP) – Youth and Children Affairs
19.Mwijukye Francis – Buhweju (FDC) – Trade and Industry
20.Naluyima Betty Ethel-Wakiso Woman MP (NUP) – Local government
21.Nabukeera Hanifa-Mukono Woman MP (NUP) – Human Rights
22.Kaaya Christine Nakimwero- Kiboga Woman MP (NUP) – Water and Environment
23.Namugga Gorreth- Mawogola County (NUP) – Science, Innovations and Technology
24.Kiyaga Hilary-Mawokota North (NUP)-Culture and Performing arts
25.Adeke Anna Abaju- Soroti Woman MP (FDC)- Cooperatives and Microfinance
26. Bagala Joyce-Mityana Woman MP (NUP)-Information and Anti-Corruption
27.Okot Santa – Aruu North (PPP) – Special regions-Luweero, Karamoja, Northern Uganda, Bunyoro, Teso
28.Olanya Gilbert – Kilak South (FDC)- East African Community Affairs
29.Tebandeke Charles-Bbaale (NUP)-Animal Industry and Fisheries
30.Kayembe Godfrey Solo- Bukomansimbi South (NUP) – Sports.