Uganda’s health minister, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng has revealed that she will be contesting in next year’s general elections.
Aceng who made the announcement on Sunday, said she will be contesting for the Lira Municipality parliamentary seat.
“I am glad to declare that I will be contesting for Woman MP for Lira District under the Ruling Party, NRM,” Aceng said.
She will be battling James Akena, son of former President Apollo Milton Obote.
Although it is not clear whether he will be running again.