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Hon. Rose Akol appointed Internal Affairs Minister

Hon. Rose Akol Hon. Rose Akol

 

KAMPALA - President Yoweri Museveni has appointed Bukedea District Woman MP, Rose Akol as the new minister for Internal Affairs. The position fell vacant following the death of Gen. Aronda Nyakairima in September this year and had not been filled since. 51-year-old Akol is a trained accountant, holding a Master of Business Administration from Makerere University Business School. Before becoming Member of Parliament, Akol served as Internal Auditor at Joint Clinical Research Centre and Uganda Airlines Corporation.


She also worked as an accountant at Karamoja Development Agency and Uganda Export Promotion Council. She is also a committee member on Finance, Planning and Economic Development and the Budget Committee.

The other appointment is 80-year-old Al Hajji Ali Kirunda Kivejinja, who has been appointed 3rd Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African Affairs. The position fell vacant following the death of Eriya Kategaya in March 2013. The president has also appointed Micheal Werikhe Kafabusa, 60, as State Minister for Industry. Werikhe replaces the late Dr James Mutende who died last month.

The newly appointed ministers will have to be vetted by the Appointments Committee of Parliament

 

Source: The Observer | November 16, 2015