Rakai Woman Member of Parliament Hon. Juliet Kinyamatama has officially announced her bid to join the hotly contested race for speakership in the 11th parliament.
The 32-year-old law maker has become the first woman to stand against the current Speaker Rt.Hon.Rebecca Kadaga.
MP Kinyamatama, on Wednesday afternoon declared her bid to contest for speakership at Parliament of Uganda building and appointed the Buyanda county MP Gyavira Ssemwanga to head her campaigns.
She promised to use her position in advocating for the youths who she says represent a big part of Uganda’s population .
Kinyamatama contended that during her term in office,she will encourage government to employ at least 50 percent of youths to reduce the unemployment burden,give tax holiday to all private companies that will employ more youths annually to fight the unemployment challenge in the country.
She becomes the forth member of Parliament to join the race which has already the incumbent speaker Rebecca Kadaga and her deputy Jacob Oulanya, FDC’s Ibrahim Ssemujju, and DP’s Richard Sebamala.