Nsereko, Kato Lubwama named shadow ministers
Three months after she got appointed as the Leader of Opposition in Parliament (LOP), Gulu Woman MP Betty Aol Ocan has named a shadow cabinet.
Her cabinet of 31 Shadow ministers is not only bigger by two positions as compared to her predecessor, Kasese Woman MP Winfred Kiiza’s cabinet but it also comes with surprise appointments in Rubaga South MP, comedian Paul Kato Lubwama and Kampala Central’s Muhammad Nsereko.
Lubwama who is battling a Constitutional Court filed by FDC activist Habiib Buwembo challenging his admission to Makerere University in 1992 and in effect his subsequent nomination and election to Parliament will hold the docket of Culture and Performing Arts on Aol’s cabinet.
Nsereko, an Independent by largely seen as more loyal to the ruling establishment is Shadow Minister for Security, according to the list that has been presented to Parliament this afternoon.
She hasn’t made any major changes from the cabinet that Kiiza left behind. In October, Aol told journalists that she had troubles putting together the shadow cabinet with some of the people she had thought of appointing declining out rightly.