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SPEAKER RACE: Bishop Okabe Rallies Teso MPs to Vote for Anita Among

By Markson Omagor

 

NATIONAL

The Member of Parliament for Serere County, Bishop Patrick Okabe has rallied Members of Parliament from Teso Sub region to give a block vote to Anita Among.

 

Anita Among is the NRM Party flagbearer for the position of Speaker of Parliament and is the Woman Member of Parliament for Bukedea district.

 

Speaking to this reporter this morning of 25th March 2022, just a few hours ahead of the elections, Bishop Okabe also former Chairperson, Teso Parliamentary Group said Anita has earned the position of Speaker.

 

“The endorsement of Hon. Anita Among is no mistake as she deserved it having worked with the late Speaker. She has earned it because she has effectively chaired over 70 sessions,” Okabe says.

 

Bishop Okabe who describes today’s election as business unusual says the election of Anita is a blessing to the Country and Teso in particular.

 

He pledges to work with her saying Teso Members of Parliament should give her all the support.

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