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LIVE: Suspended MPs thrown out of parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The “Age Limit” motion was finally tabled in parliament after another chaotic day in Uganda’s parliament.

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga started Wednesday’s session of parliament by suspending 25 MPs for unruly behaviour on Tuesday, triggering chaos in the house.

Fighting ensued as plain-clothes security operatives stormed parliament to help throw out the suspended but defiant Members of Parliament (MPs).

When the house resumed an hour later, the remaining Opposition MPs walked out, leaving MP Raphael Magyezi (Igara West,NRM) to table uninterrupted, a motion seeking leave of parliament to introduce an omnibus Private Member’s Bill to amend Articles 102 (b), 108(3a) and 108(4) of the constitution. It has been referred to many as the “Age Limit” debate.

MP Moses Balyeku moved to second the motion.

Earlier, Kadaga announced she had also suspended state Minister Ronald Kibule, as she says he had a gun as alleged by the opposition a day earlier.

Leading Opposition MPs Nandala Mafabi, Muwanga Kivumbi, Medard Ssegona and Odonga Otto were amonth those suspended and forced out. Others are Ssewungu, Tinkasiimire,  Osegge, Niwagaba, , Munyangwa, Nambeshe, Mbwatekamwa and Mugume – all suspended from the next three sittings.

Also suspended are Kibuule, Ssewanyana, Amoding, Lyomoki, Kasibante, Nambooze, Kyagulanyi, Zaake, Kasozi, Nzohgu and Olanya.

Quoting rule 80(2) of the rules of procedure, Kadaga named the 25 that were suspended for three Parliamentary sittings and added that the suspension had taken effect.



  1. Ronald Kibuule (Minister of state for water resources) Mukono North,NRM
  2. Moses Kasibante (Rubaga North,Ind)
  3. Allan Sewanyana (Makindye West,DP)
  4. Monica Amoding (Kumi,NRM)
  5. Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine (Kyadondo East,Ind)
  6. Francis Zaake (Mityana municipality)
  7. Ibrahim Kasozi Biribawa (Makindye East,FDC)
  8. William Nzoghu Musabe (Busongora North,FDC)
  9. Gilbert Oulanya (Kilak South,FDC)
  10. Jonathan Odur (Erute South,UPC)
  11. Mohammad Muwanga Kivumbi (Butambala, DP)
  12. Barnabas Tinkasimire (Buyaga West,NRM)
  13. Muhammad Nsereko (Kampala Central,Ind)
  14. Angellina Osegge (Soroti,FDC)
  15. Wilfred Nuwagaba (Ndorwa East)
  16. Samuel Odonga Otto (Aruu South,FDC)
  17. Nathan Nandala Mafabi (Budadiri West,FDC)
  18. Mubarak Munyagwa Sserunga (Kawempe South,FDC)
  19. Louis Mbwatekamwa Gaffa (Kasambya,NRM)
  20. Roland Mugume Kaginda (Rukungiri municipality)
  21. Dr.Sam Lyomoki (Workers’ Mp, NRM)
  22. John Baptist Nambeshe (Manjiya, NRM)
  23. Joseph Gonzaga Ssewungu (Kalungu West, DP)
  24. Medard Ssegona Lubega (Busiro East,DP)
  25. Betty Nambooze Bakireke (Mukono Municipality, DP)


  1. To:# M7
    Underlined In Red Pen..
    Dear Museveni,
    Even If You Rule Us Like Animals,
    Know That You Are A Human Being,
    You Must Die Sir..
    So Ive Told You,
    Okay Send Your Men Now To Kill Me Now!!!!

  2. Gaddafi was once a very powerful leader, his sons more trained than Muhoozi but where are they? nrm mpigs Uganda constitution is not a toilet paper u can fold in any shape or form to fit in between the two peaks, Muze is tired and old any time soon he may pack up and I don’t know how best you can survive without him? for God and my country.

  3. M7 is more visionary than almost all nrm
    mps including may be kadaga and all ugandans

  4. Mr Museveni You Came To Power To Creat Democracy, Is This The Democracy? Why Should You Spoil The Best Source You Prepared For The Great (1000) Grand Children To Come In Just 30years? And Under Your Umbrella. Why?

  5. The uganda we,re leading z nw one man,the president however,my proporsal to the mps z dat f they a 2 accept 2 amend da constition,den they #must uplift term limits,uganda daznt exit bkoz M7 en t wil die wid M7,
    plz Mps help en save future generation

  6. NRM hungry mobs have tried to sell our country into pieces due to their stupid excitements of small resdues from their defencive boss fooling them with orders of bribe not knowing time will come for them to pay back.REM,YOU CANNOT UNDO WHAT YOU DID.a small towel can remove the beauty of a woman in one second.”GOD SAVE UGANDA”

  7. M7 is just causing enemity to his up coming generation

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