The minister designate for justice and constitutional affairs Norbert Mao HAS sworn-in on Wednesday at state house Entebbe following his appointment by president Yoweri Museveni and parliamentary approval. The Democratic Party president pledged constitutional reforms as some of the ideas that he will recommend to government.
President Museveni congratulated Mr. Norbert Mao upon taking the oath of office as the Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs.
‘’Your vast leadership experience will be instrumental in the unity we seek as a country and the solutions we desire for our people’’. Apwoyo bino!.
According to Museveni the appointment of Hon. Norbert Mao, the President General of the Democratic Party as the Minister designate for Justice and Constitutional Affairs is part of the NRM government’s efforts to keep Uganda stable and strong.
President Museveni said in 1979 that when Uganda National Liberation Front (UNLF) a political group which exiled Ugandans formed as opposed to the rule of Idi Amin, it had the same ideas but it broke up creating another season of fighting. However, when the NRA came in 1986, it said the problems that need to be solved were the same including infrastructure development, health care, education etc.
The President was speaking shortly after presiding over the swearing-in ceremony of the new Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Nobert Mao and the Minister of State for Economic Monitoring in the Office of the President. The ceremony was officiated by the Head of Public Service and Secretary to Cabinet Ms Lucy Nakyobe Mbonye.