Thomas Tayebwa might become the youngest Deputy Speaker of Parliament at the age of 41 if the NRM Parliamentary Caucus endorses him for the top job . Close associates have told ugandaupdatenews.com that the young NRM leader who has hitherto been the government Chief Whip , will contest to be elected Deputy Speaker when parliament convenes tomorrow at Kololo independence grounds.
Already , CEC the NRM top organ yesterday endorsed Bukedea Woman MP Anita Among as the party flagbearer for the speakership race. Among who is the deputy Speaker of Parliament wade off 12 others to be picked as the NRM front-runner to replace her former boss the late Jacob Oulanyah- who died in a USA hospital on Sunday.
“Having noted that the NRM party has established a culture and practice of elevating the deputy speaker to the position of speaker, even when there has not been any disruption and now even more when there is an emergency, CEC endorses Among Anita Annet for position of speaker of the 11th parliament, “ a statement issued by CEC said in part .
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