Rugunda for approval today

New PM Ruhakana Rugunda

Parliament is this afternoon expected to approve Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda as the new prime minister.

Rugunda was appointed by President Museveni last Friday replacing Amama Mbabazi.

Rugunda has been the health Minister and yet to be replaced.

Under Article 108 A (1) of the constitution a presidential appointee for the docket of prime Minister requires a simple majority vote from the whole house for approval.