Members of Parliament under the Uganda Woman Parliamentary Association –UWOPA have appeal to women appointed to cabinet positions to champion the fight against corruption.
Led by Association Chairperson Pamela Kamugo who is the Budaka Woman MP, UWOPA members addressed Journalists at Parliament shortly after the approval of Jessica Alupo and Robinah Nabbanja as Vice President and Prime Minister respectively.
Alupo and Nabbanja are among the women that President Yoweri Museveni appointed to top Cabinet last week. The others are Kamuli Woman MP Rebecca Kadaga as the First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African Community, Lukia Nakadama as Third Deputy Prime Minister and Minister without Port-folio and others.
Reacting to the appointments, UWOP Chairperson Kamugo expressed trust in the female appointed as Ministers and appealed to them to spearhead the country’s fight against corruption.
She appealed to the appointed women to be at the forefront of fighting corruption.