H.E. the Vice President;
Rt. Hon. Speaker;
His Lordship the Chief Justice;
Rt. Hon. Deputy Speaker;
Rt. Hon. Prime Minister;
Rt. Hon. Leader of the Opposition;
Hon. Members of Parliament;
Ladies and Gentlemen.
Madam Speaker, under Article 101 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, the President is mandated, at the beginning of each Session of Parliament, to deliver to Parliament an address on the State of the Nation. This afternoon Madam Speaker, I am, therefore, here to do two things:
First, to fulfill that constitutional obligation by giving accountability of what has been done since the last address which I delivered...
First of all, I congratulate all the Ugandans for the peaceful elections held on the 18th of February, 2011 and other elections held since that date.
Secondly, I thank the Ugandans for overwhelmingly voting for me with 68.3%, the NRM Members of Parliament with 73%, District Leaders (LCV) with 79% Sub-County leaders (LCIII) with 71%. I also congratulate the opposition parties on the seats they got in Parliament, the District Council seats they...