Parliament has closed the first session of the swearing in ceremony of new members of the 10th parliament.
The event is being held at the Southern Wing of Parliament in Kampala.
In the morning session alone, the Clerk to Parliament, Jane Kibirige, swore in 72 (target was 75) MPs.
The session resumes at 1.30pm.
Two opposition Forum for Democratic Change MPs, Francis Mwijukye and Charles Angiro Gutomoi missed the morning session.
Mwijukye is the newly elected Buhweju Member of Parliament while Gutomoi is the Erute North constituency MP.
Here are the pictures of those who took oath:
Other MPs who took oath in the morning session include:
Ibrahim Abiraga MP Arua Municipality, Abigaba Cuthherbert Mirembe MP Kibale County, Abala David MP for Ngora County [NRM], Jesca Ababiku Woman MP for Adjuman District [NRM], Akello Franca FDC Agago District Woman MP, Hon Achieng Sarah Opendi Woman MP for Tororo District.
Akora Maxwell UPC, Maruzi County and outgoing V/Chairperson of the Local Govt Accounts Committee, Akello Lucy FDC , Amuru District Woman MP, Arinda Gordon Kakuuna, Bushenyi-Ishaka Municipality MP. He replaces FDC’s Odo Tayebwa.
Bernard Atiku,Ayivu County MP and Outgoing Shadow Minister for Youth and Children Affairs in 9th Parliament also took oath.