President Museveni Appoints Mao Minister
By Melanie Aanyu
President Museveni has (today) Thursday July 21 appointed Opposition Democratic Party President, Nobert Mao as the new Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister.
Museveni used powers vested in him under Articles 113 (1) and 114 (1) of the 1995 Constitution to announce Mao as the new minister in for Justice.
The appointment was confirmed by Museveni in a tweet.
The appointment comes just a day after the opposition Democratic Party president had met with ruling National Resistance Movement party (NRM) national chairman who is also the president and inked a deal to work together.
Also appointed is Hon.Hamson Obua as Government Chief Whip, Hon Akello Beatrice Akori Minister of state for Economic Monitoring Office of the President and Hon Ogwang Peter Minister of State for Education and Sports.