By Our Reporter
Dr. Tanga Odoi, the Chairman NRM Electoral Commission has just announced that Minister Ruth Aceng has withdrawn from the Speakership race.
Announcing the withdrawal this morning 23rd March 2022, Odoi said his commission is submitting the list of the remaining 12 candidates to the NRM General Secretary at 9:00am.
By close of receiving expression of interests yesterday, 13 NRM MPs had been duly cleared.
They include; Current Deputy Speaker, Anita Among, Deputy Attorney General Jackson Karugaba Kafuuzi, who is also the MP for Kyaka South, Arua Central MP Jackson Atima Buti, Jacob Oboth Markson MP Budama West Constituency, Sarah Ochieng Opendi, Women MP Tororo district.
Others are Felix Okot Ogong, MP Dokolo County, Ssekikubo Theodore (Ssembabule), Kintu Alex, Obua Denis Hamson, Acheng Jane Ruth, Asiimwe Florence Akiiki, Okot John Amos and Wakabi Pius from Hoima district.