Ruth Nankabirwa the Government Chief Whip has shocked colleagues when she congratulated her nemesis the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on her re-election to the NRM party's Central Executive Committee.
Kadaga beat her rival State Minister for Lands Persis Namuganza to retain her position as the second National Vice Chairperson (Female) for the NRM Party in the recently held elections.
Nankabirwa publicly went after Kadaga and accused her of working with the opposition. She later urged NRM party delegates to vote for Namuganza.
Upon her victory, Kadaga also thanked NRM voters for ignoring Nankabirwa’s intimidation and voting her.
Kadaga polled 6,776 votes against Namuganza’s 3,882 votes to retain her seat.
While making her communication during plenary on Tuesday, Kadaga thanked the MPs for voting for her, before several MPs including Nankabirwa congratulated her.
However Nankabirwa denied harassing anyone claiming that Kadaga’s victory was a narrow escape