Uganda: House committee approves Age Limit Bill

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni. Scrapping of presidential age limit may see him run again in 2021 polls. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee has been holed up at the Lake Victoria Serena, Kigo, to write their report ahead of the anticipated Second Reading of the Raphael Magyezi’s Constitutional (Amendments) Bill, 2017 on Tuesday.
  • However, sources have told the Monitor that on account of the disagreements, especially on the proposed amendment to Article 102 (b) of the Constitution, there will be two reports — the main report and the minority report.

  • Although the main report has made its recommendations, they are not final.

A Ugandan parliamentary committee has approved changes aimed at scrapping presidential age limit.

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