Museveni Retains Natural Resources Ministers In New Cabinet

Irene Muloni (R), Peter Lokeris (M) and Simon D’Ujanga (L) have retained their positions in the energy and minerals ministry Irene Muloni (R), Peter Lokeris (M) and Simon D’Ujanga (L) have retained their positions in the energy and minerals ministry

President Yoweri Museveni as a sign of confidence has retained Irene Muloni as the senior Minister of Energy and Minerals, a docket that also covers the emerging oil and gas sector. The president also retained Simon D’Ujanga as Minister of State for Energy and Peter Aimat Lokeris as Minister of State for Minerals.

The president released the new cabinet Monday, 7 June, 2016. The 80 man list sees a mix of old faces and new comers that will tasked in the executing government programs. During his swearing in speech as president, President Museveni said the next term in office will be year of working to make Uganda a middle income earner.  

President Museveni first appointed Muloni in this docket On 27 May 2011 replacing Hilary Onek. She had prior to joining elective politics served as as the Managing Director of the Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL), a Ugandan parastatal company, responsible for distribution of electrical power.

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from  Makerere University and Master of Business Administration (MBA), from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. She lost her parliamentary seat to Ms Sarah Wekomba, an independent candidate, in the previous February election.

Simon D'Ujanga, also an engineer, was first appointed as state minister for energy on 1 June 2006 while Peter Lokeris was appointed Minister of State for Minerals on 16 February 2009. All the three ministers belong to the ruling National Resistance Movement.

Below is the FULL LIST OF THE NEW CABINET MINISTERS AND MINISTERS OF STATE 

HE President – GEN. YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI

H.E. the Vice President ─ HON. KIWANUKA EDWARD SSEKANDI

  1. Rt. Hon. Prime Minister ─ DR. RUHAKANA RUGUNDA
  2. 1st Deputy Prime Minister & Deputy Leader of Gov’t Business in Parliament ─ GEN. MOSES ALI 
  3. 2nd Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of East African Affairs ─ HON. KIRUNDA KIVEJINJA 
    4. Minister of Education and Sports ─ HON. MUSEVENI JANET KATAAHA
  4. Minister of Public Service ─ HON. MURULI MUKASA
    6. Minister of Trade, Industry & Cooperatives ─ HON. KYAMBADDE AMELIA ANNE
    7. Minister of Internal Affairs ─ GEN. JEJE ODONGO
  5. Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry & Fisheries ─ HON. SSEMPIJJA VINCENT 
  6. Minister of Finance and Economic Planning ─ HON. KASAIJA MATIA
  7. Minister of Foreign Affairs ─ HON. KUTESSA KAHAMBA SAM
  8. Minister of Health ─ DR. ACENG JANE
  9. Minister of Works and Transport ─ ENGINEER NTEGE AZUBA
  10. Minister of Lands, Housing & Urban Development ─ HON. AMONGI BETTY
    14. Minister of Water & Environment ─ HON. CHEPTORIS SAM
  11. Minister of Justice & Constitutional Affairs ─ MAJ. GEN.KAHINDA OTAFIIRE
  12. Attorney General ─ MR. BYARUHANGA WILLIAM (ADVOCATE)
  13. Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs ─ HON. MWESIGE ADOLF
  14. Minister of Local Government ─ HON. BUTIME TOM
  15. Minister for Karamoja Affairs ─ HON. BYABAGAMBI JOHN
  16. Minister of Energy and Minerals ─ HON. MULONI IRENE
  17. Minister of Information, ICT & Communications ─ HON. TUMWEBAZE FRANK
  18. Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation ─ DR. TUMWESIGYE  ELIODA
  19. Minister in Charge of General Duties/Office of the Prime Minister ─ HON. BUSINGYE 
    MARY KAROORO OKURUT
  20. Minister of Disaster Preparedness & Refugees ─ HON. ONEK HILARY
  21. Minister of Tourism, Wildlife & Antiquities ─ PROF. KAMUNTU EPHRAIM
  22. Minister for the Presidency ─ HON. MBAYO ESTHER MBULAKUBUZA
  23. Minister of Security ─ LT. GEN. TUMUKUNDE
    HENRY
  24. Minister without Portfolio ─ HAJJI NADDULI
    29. Minister for Kampala City Authority ─ HON. KAMYA BETTY
  25. Government Chief Whip - HON. NANKABIRWA SENTAMU RUTH
  26. Minister of Gender, Labour & Social affairs ─ HON. MUKWAYA JANAT

MINISTERS OF STATE:

Office of the President:

  1. Minister of State for Economic Monitoring ─ HON. KASIRIVU BALTAZAH ATWOKI
  2. Minister of State for Ethics and Integrity ─ HON. LOKODO SIMON

Office of the Vice President:

  1. Minister of State Vice President’s Office ─ HON. ONZIMA ALEX

Office of the Prime Minister:

  1. Minister of State for Relief and Disaster Preparedness ─ HON. ECWERU MUSA FRANCIS
  2. Minister of State for Northern Uganda ─ HON. KWIYUUCWINY GRACE
  3. Minister of State for Karamoja ─ HON. KIZIGE MOSES
  4. Minister of State for Luwero Triangle ─ HON. GALABUZI DENNIS SSOZI
  5. Minister of State for Teso Affairs ─ HON. AKIROR AGNES
  6. Minister of State for Bunyoro Affairs─ HON. KIIZA ERNEST

Ministry of Public Service

  1. Minister of State for Public Service ─ HON. KARUBANGA DAVID

Ministry of East African Affairs

  1. Minister of State for East African Affairs ─ HON. MAGANDA JULIUS WANDERA

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries

  1. Minister of State for Agriculture ─ HON. KIBAZANGA CHRISTOPHER
  2. Minister of State for Fisheries ─ HON. ACHIENG RUTH
  3. Minister of State for Animal Industry ─ MRS. KABATSI JOY
    Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs
  4. Minister of State for Defence ─ COL. ENGOLA
  5. Minister of State for Veteran Affairs ─ MAJOR RWAMIRAMA BRIGHT

Ministry of Education and Sports

  1. Minister of State for Higher Education ─ DR. MUYINGO JOHN CHRYSOSTOM
  2. Minister of State for Primary Education, ─ HON. NANSUBUGA ROSEMARY SENINDE
  3. Minister of State for Sports ─ HON. BAKABULINDI CHARLES

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development:

  1. Minister of State for Energy ─ HON. D’UJANGA SIMON
  2. Minister of State for Minerals ─ HON. LOKERIS AIMAT PETER

Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic Development:

  1. Minister of State for Finance (General) ─ HON. AJEDRA GABRIEL ARIDRU
  2. Minister of State for Planning ─ HON. BAHATI DAVID
  3. Minister of State for Privatization and Investment ─ HON. ANITE EVELYN
  4. Minister of State for Micro- Finance ─ HON. KYEYUNE HARUNA KASOLO

Ministry of Works and Transport:

  1. Minister of State for Transport ─ HON. BAGIIRE AGGREY
    27. Minister of State for Works ─ HON. OROT ISMAEL
    Ministry of Water and Environment:
  2. Minister of State for Water ─ HON. KIBUULE RONALD
  3. Minister of State for Environment ─ HON. KITUTU MARY

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development:

  1. Minister of State for Housing ─ DR. BARYOMUNSI CHRIS
  2. Minister of State for Urban Development ─ HON. MUSUMBA ISAAC
  3. Minister of State for Lands ─ HON. NAMUGANZA PERSIS

Ministry of Health:

  1. Minister of State for Health (General) ─ HON. OPENDI OCHIENT SARAH
  2. Minister of State for Primary Health Care ─ DR. MORIKU JOYCE

Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs

  1. Deputy Attorney General ─ HON. MWESIGWARUKUTANA

Ministry of Trade and Industry and Cooperatives:

  1. Minister of State for Trade ─ HON. KAFABUSA WERIKHE MICHEAL
  2. Minister of State for Industry ─ HON. NTABAZI HARRIET
  3. Minister of State for Cooperatives ─ HON. GUME FREDRICK NGOBI
  4. Kampala Capital City Authority ─ HON. NAMUGWANYA BENNA

Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

  1. Minister of State for International Affairs ─ HON. ORYEM OKELLO
  2. Minister of State for Regional Affairs ─ DR. MATEKE PHELEMON

Ministry of Local Government

  1. Minister of State for Local Government ─ HON. NAMUYANGU JENNIFFER

Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities:

  1. Minister of State for Tourism ─ HON. KIWANDA GODFREY

Ministry of ICT

  1. Minister of State for ICT and Communications ─ HON. NANTABA AIDA ERIOS

Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development:

  1. Minister of State for Gender and Culture ─ MADAME MUTUUZO PEACE
  2. Minister of State for Youth and Children Affairs ─ MRS. NAKIWALA FLORCENCE KIYINGI
  3. Minister of State for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations ─ HON. KABAFUNZAKI 
    HERBERT
  4. Minister of State for the Elderly and Disability: ─ MRS. TIBALEKA ADRIAN

Ministry of Internal Affairs

  1. Minister of State for Internal Affairs ─ HON. OBIGA KANIA

 

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