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EXCLUSIVE: Here are Ministers Missing on Museveni’s draft Cabinet List

Museveni 2021 Cabinet List: Tensions are high among members of Cabinet aftee President Yoweri Kaguta Tibuhaburwa Museveni chaired his last cabinet meeting ahead of a farewell dinner at State House Entebbe.

Museveni is expected to unveil his new cabinet as he prepares to swear in for a sixth elective term at the end of which he will have ruled Uganda for four decades.

Sources close to the drafting of the new cabinet list have told Pearl Times News that a number of senior and junior ministers are missing on the draft Cabinet List – and so is Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi.

Ssekandi has been Museveni’s VP for 10 years after serving as speaker of Parliament for another decade.

He lost to Democratic Party (DP) candidate Richard Ssebamala.

Also missing on the list are many ministers who lost the January 14 parliamentary elections.

Meanwhile, this publication has learnt that Justice and Constitutional Affairs minister Prof Ephraim Kamuntu asked to retire, and therefore is off the list.

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Cabinet Ministers Missing on Museveni’s draft list

Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi | Vice President

Prof Ephraim Kamuntu | Justice and Constitutional Affairs

Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja | Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries

Mary Karooro Okurut | General Duties in Office of Prime Minister

Amelia Kyambadde | Trade, Industry and Cooperatives

Beti Kamya | Lands, Housing and Urban Development

Ruth Nankabirwa | Government Chief Whip

State Ministers Missing on Draft Museveni Cabinet List

Mwesigwa Rukutana | Labour

Haruna Kasolo | Microfinance

Evelyn Anite | Investment

Ronald Kibuule | Water

Rosemary Sseninde | Primary Education

Elioda Tumwesigye | Science and Technology

Beatrice Anywar | Environment

Isaac Musumba | Urban Development

Julius Maganda | East Africa Affairs

Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi | Youth and Children Affairs

Beatrice Anywar | Environment

Sarah Opendi | Mineral Development

Christopher Kibanzanga | Defence and Veteran Affairs

Parliamentary Election Losers on List

Judith Nabakooba | ICT and National Guidance

John Chrysostom Muyingo | Higher Education

Meanwhile, sources emphasized that the list was in draft form, and largely inconclusive.

“But I can tell you Mzee [Museveni] will have many surprises. Many politicians some didn’t expect are on that list,” the source said.

“Based on what I know, some big name politicians will be disappointed when the list finally comes out.”

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Pearl Times Reporter
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