Inzu Ya Masaba Gets New Cabinet

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According to Mushikori, the expanded cabinet is to enable his government adequately deal with the dynamics faced by his subjects including getting them closer to the governing council of the institution locally known as Inzu Ya Masaba.

Sir Bob Mushikori, the leader of Bamasaba cultural institution has announced a new cabinet and created new ministerial positions.


The new cabinet includes thirty Cabinet Ministers, ten Permanent Secretaries, six Commissioners, six Special Envoys and 21 advisors.  According to Mushikori, the expanded cabinet is to enable his government adequately deal with the dynamics faced by his subjects including getting them closer to the governing council of the institution locally known as Inzu Ya Masaba.


He said the composition of the cabinet team, majority of whom are senior citizens including educationalist, legal specialists, doctors, philosophers and scholars in different fields is to enable his government that will restore the lost cultural values, and improve the socio-economic dynamics of the Bamasaba across the globe.


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In the new appointments, Francis Mashate, a lecturer at Islamic University in Uganda have been appointed as the Prime Minister. Mashate also worked as the Executive Director of Uganda Bureau of Statistics -UBOS before he retired in early 2000.
 
In the previous cabinet of Inzu Ya Masaba, he was Minister for Research, Planning and Community Development. Some of the new faces in the cabinet include NTV's Agnes Nandutu as the Minister for Information and Public Awareness, Professor Elisabeth Kharono as commissioner of Scholarship and Bursaries, Dr. Domonic Waburoko, as Minister for Health and Professor Wotsuna Khamalwa as Minister of Anthropology among others.


See full Cabinet list on URN website

 

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Denis Olaka
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Olaka started his journalism career in 2000 as a news reporter, anchor, and then editor for Radio Lira in Lira district. He was subsequently an editor with Lira's Radio Wa in 2004 and Gulu district's Mega FM.

He was also a freelance writer for the Daily Monitor and Red Pepper newspapers.

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