Kasese District Woman Member of Parliament and former leader of opposition in parliamnet, Winnie Kizza, has this morning been unveiled as one of Alliance For National Transformation newest members.
Ms Winnie Kizza becomes the fourth MP to join the General Mugisha Muntu led Alliance For National Transfoermation.
Ms Winnie, last month, confirmed thatshe won’t be contesting for MP again after representig Kasese for 15 years and was lauded by Gen. Muntu saying Ms Kiiza represents the very best of political leadership.
Kiiza beat Loice Biira Bwambale (NRM) to the Kasese Woman MP position in 2006 after the former Deputy Minister of Gender from 1992 to 1994 and a member of the National Assembly of Uganda from 1996 to 2001 had held the seat from 1989 to 2006 before she joined the Rwenzururu kingdom as the First Deputy Prime Minister in 2010.
“I have talked and talked against overstaying in power, I will not be different if I sought office this time. I know the people of Kasese loved me and wanted me to continue being their Member of Parliament. It’s a job I loved doing because I knew I had the backing of my people who had their support. I want to thank you for the support you’ve given me,” said Winnie Kizza after she made it known she was quitting parliament.
Winnie is the 4th MP to join ANT after former FDC man Kassiano Wadri, Gerald Karuhanga (Ntungamo Municipality) and Paul Mwiru (Jinja East).