The second day of the swearing-in ceremony of the newly elected members of parliament has Tuesday evening ended with 134 taking their oaths of parliament and allegiance.
Of the 529 legislators in the 11th parliament, a total of 265 MPs have so far been sworn-in since the start of the exercise on Monday morning. The remaining legislators (264), will take their oaths tomorrow Wednesday and Thursday when the exercise will finally come to an end.
Today’s ceremony has witnessed several big shots in the country in both opposition and ruling party take oath including the Kamuli woman member of parliament and also speaker of the 10th parliament, Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga.
Here are some of the pictures of how the ceremony unfolded at parliament today;
Jennifer Driwaru Woman MP representing Maracha District was the first to take oath today proclamation read by the Deputy Clerk, Paul G. Wabwire.
Musa Ecweru, MP for Amuria County who is also the outgoing State Minister for Disaster Preparedness, accompanied by his family taking oath.
Dressed in the military attire, Lt Gen Peter Elwelu, the Commander of the Land Forces and now MP representing the UPDF taking oath.
Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga, the Kamuli Woman MP and speaker of the 10th parliament in company of her mother arriving at parliament to take oath.
Kamuli woman member of parliament, Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga signing on the oath at parliament on Tuesday.
Buhweju County Mwijukye Francis accompanied by his family takes oath. He has been a commissioner in the 10th parliament.
Bugweri County MP, Abdu Katuntu take oath on Tuesday morning. He was first elected in 2001.
Hillary Innocent Kiyaga alias Dr Hilderman, the Mawokota North MP taking oath. He defeated Hon Amelia Kyambadde, the outgoing Trade Minister in the January 14 elections.
He is a graduate of Strathmore University with a Post Graduate Diploma in Leadership and Management.
Busiro East MP, Sseggona Medard taking oath. He was first elected Member of Parliament for Busiro county East constituency in 2011.