Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has promised to work with everyone including the two ministers of Kampala Capital City Authority [KCCA].
One of the ministers is Uganda Federal Alliance leader Beti Kamya who Lukwago warned a forehand not to interfere with his work.
“It wasn’t necessary to have two ministers in Kampala. One was enough but I’m ready to receive them.”
Speaking on the same day he picked a deputy Lord Mayor, Lukwago said the spirit the two ministers are bringing to City Hall will determine his relationship with them.
Lukwago says the KCCA Council is this time mainly made up of ‘people with whom we share the vision and affiliation’.
“Majority of the KCCA councillors subscribe to FDC, a strong party championing the liberation of this country,” he told NBS television Thursday.
“Despite majority of KCCA councillors being opposition, I am willing to work with everyone.”
He later picked Sarah Kanyike, the Makindye East LC V Woman councillor as his deputy Lord Mayor and Aidah Nakuya, an NRM leaning politician as his personal assistant.
“Selecting my deputy is walking a tight rope. I made my decision after wide consultation,” Lukwago said.
“This is my second tenure. This is not the first time I am doing all of this.”
The last KCCA Council session was held on May 29, 2013, the same day Buganda Prime Minister Charles Peter Mayiga received instruments of power.