The deputy speaker of parliament Anita Among has urged the members of parliament and staff preparing the forthcoming of African community inter parliamentary games to defend their title ,the parliament team is currently training for the games to be hold in Alsha Tanzania from 4th to the 17th of December 2021.
The national parliaments of Uganda ,Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi and East African Legislative Assembly will be participating in different sports displine that include football, netball, volleyball, tag of war, golf, basketball and others.
In the meeting held between the leadership of parliament and captains of the different sports displine the deputy speaker encouraged the teams to perform better following the support from parliament. Anita Among said since the Money availed is not enough only co players will be facilitated to travel.
When Uganda hosted the games in 2019 the Ugandan parliament emerged overall winner after taking home the football, netball and basketball trophies for both men and women.
Mathias Mpuuga leader of opposition in parliament observes that sports requires all sport that it deserves because apart from enhancing health and well-being it is a stress reliver.
The government chief whip Thomas Tayebwa who is also a golf player told the deputy speaker for championing sports noting that it was her personal initiative that led to get through in getting funding.