President Yoweri Museveni

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has postponed today’s parliament sitting to tomorrow afternoon after the opposition legislators interrupted the pro-ruling party legislators who were planning to table a motion to amend the constitution and allow President Museveni stand again in 2021.

The motion intends to remove the Presidential age limit which restricts individuals above 75 years to stand for President.

President Museveni who has been in power for 31 years will be 76 in 2021. The opposition politicians say the motion is intended to extend Museveni rule. He came to power in 1986 after leading a five-year guerrilla war.

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Last week, parliament sitting was postponed after the opposition legislators caused stamped over the same issue.