By Our Reporter

BUYENDE: The speaker of Uganda parliament Annet Anita Among  has denied harboring intentions of contesting for the post of the woman  Member of Parliament for Buyende District in Busoga sub-region in the 2026 elections.

Among, who is the woman Member of Parliament for  Bukedea district where she goes  through unopposed, described the reports as  loose talks.

“I want to put the record straight that save for the love I have for my husband,I have no intentions of standing in Buyende as your Woman MP.Don’t be swayed by rumors.Am comfortable representing my people of Bukedea where I go through unopposed”.

She disclosed to the excitement of the parishioners in her midst.She revealed that Buyende District needs to be united and avoid divisive politics that deters development thereby affecting the electorate.

She vowed to continue supporting her husband, who is  also Budiope East MP Eng .Moses Harshim Magogo in fulfilling his election promises.

The couple has since supported education and health programs at Kagulu Primary School and Bugaya Health Center.

The speaker was attending a Christmas Mass at St.Matia Mulumba Irundu Catholic Church that was presided over by the area Parish Priest.

The speaker, who preached togetherness as opposed to cliquesm in the area, revealed that  she is determined to promote team cohesion  that saw her support the elevation of former Buyende Woman MP Veronica Kadogo Babirye to EALA in addition to former Buyende District Governor,Robert Ziribasanga who has since taken up employment at the August House under the Parliamentary Commission.

These actions are aimed at defusing diversionary fights that punctuate leaders in the area.

Flanked by some parliamentary staff,the Speaker also delivered a message from the Pope.

“I bring you greetings from our Pope whom I interfaced with while in Rome.The Pope directed us to serve humanity and I urge all leaders at different levels to prioritize serving our people unreservedly”,she noted before serving lunch to all congregants who attended the mass.

The Speaker and her husband who are in the constituency for the festive season,later in the day officiated the climax of Magogo Cup at Irundu Primary School where the winner took home 2.5 million shillings and a bull among others prizes.

The speaker’s revelation comes at a time when information had started spreading like a bushfire that following the different projects the speaker and her hubby are undertaking in the area,it was inevitable for her not to stand in the subsequent election come 2026. Her assurance rests on the matter.

Annet Mary Nakato (Independent) is the current Woman MP for Buyende district.

Throughout their presence,locals were treated to different delicacies and were all praises for their area MP for finding a generous and humble wife.

“The speaker is a true mother and down to earth. She has served us delicacies like never before. I wish this continues endlessly”, one of the residents remarked.

The couple will again treat their electorates to another entertaining bicycle race at Namukunyu Primary School in Bugaya sub county in appreciation of their support to Magogo’s election bid in 2021.

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