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JUST IN: NUP MP Elected in Top Position at AFROPAC. (Watch Video)

National Unity Platform (NUP) member of parliament for Busiro East MP, Hon. Medard Lubega Sseggona has been elected Chairman of the African Forum for Public Accounts Committees (AFROPAC) at their Annual General Assembly taking place in Monrovia, Liberia.

AFROPAC, which was founded about a decade ago, is holding its 4th Meeting and Symposium in Liberia to review progress and submit fresh ideas and benchmarks as to how Africa conducts and manages public finances.

Members of Parliament in Africa, comprising committee members from various Public Account committees are meeting in Liberia to further deliberate on AFROPAC mission of one Voice of African Public Accountants Committees (PACs).

Hon. Medard Lubega Sseggona is the chairperson of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee-PAC, established by Parliament to examine the accounts of different ministries, missions abroad, and other entities in the Central government, showing the appropriation of funds for public expenditure and how they were spent.

Speaker of Parliament Anita Annet Among has congratulated Sseggona upon being elected as Chairman of the African Forum for Public Accounts Committees, expressing a lot of confidence in him that he will serve with diligence and utmost competence

The 4th Meeting and Symposium is being held under the theme “Collect Comprehensively, Borrow Wisely, and Spend Efficiently: Public Finance in the Pandemic Recovery.”

Over hundred members of parliament from across Africa are in attendance. The event is a weeklong forum which will focused on the critical importance of synchronization of member’s countries collective efforts across various government institutions and strive to achieve the African Union (AU) agenda 2063.

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