President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today appointed Beti Olive Namisango Kamya- Turomwe ,also known as Betty Kamya as the new inspector General of Government ( IGG).
According to the power given to him under Article 223(4) of the constitution of the Republic of Uganda,Museveni as right to appoint the inspector general of government and deputy inspector of Government and today via his socials confirmed appoint of Beti Kamya as Inspector general of government and Anne Muhairwe as her Deputy.
“By the Powers given to me under Article 223(4) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, I hereby, appoint:
1. Inspector General of Government – Beti Namisango Kamya
2. Deputy Inspector of Government – Anne Muhairwe
Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
President of Uganda” ,He tweeted.
Betty Kamya is a businesswoman and politician in Uganda, the third-largest economy in the East African Community. She was the Cabinet Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development in the Cabinet of Uganda, since 14 December 2019.
Before that, from 6 June 2016 until 14 December 2019, she served as the Minister for Kampala Capital City Authority in Uganda’s cabinet.
She is the founder and president of the Uganda Federal Alliance (UFA), one of the registered political parties in the country. She was a candidate in the 2011 Ugandan presidential elections, coming in fifth with 52,782 votes. She previously served as the Member of Parliament representing Lubaga North Constituency on the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) ticket from 2006 until 2010.
Kamya joined the National Resistance Movement party and in 2020 she participated in the flag bearer elections for Lubaga North constituency as a candidate.
She won Brian Tindyebwa and Dr. Isaac Lwanga to become the official NRM flag bearer in the 2021 presidential and parliamentary elections.
In the 2021 general elections, Kamya lost the Lubaga North parliamentary election to Ababaker Kawalya of the National Unity Platform (NUP) a party under the chairmanship of Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu.