Ruth Achieng

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Ruth Achieng is a Ugandan politician. She was appointed, but never served as, State Minister for Fisheries in the Cabinet of Uganda on 6 June 2016,[1] replacing Zerubabel Nyiira. Achieng served in the 9th Parliament (20011 - 2016) as the Kole District Woman Representative before losing in the 2016 election cycle.[2] Her name was withdrawn at the last minute and she was not vetted by the parliamentary appointments committee, resulting in her not being sworn in on 22 June 2016.[3]

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  1. ^ Uganda State House (6 June 2016). "Museveni's new cabinet list At 6 June 2016" (PDF). Daily Monitor. Kampala. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  2. ^ Kitatta Kaaya, Sadab (8 June 2016). "Uganda: Cabinet - How Museveni Got the Opposition In". The Observer (Uganda) via Kampala. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  3. ^ Edward Ssekika, and Sulaiman Kakaire (22 June 2016). "Cabinet: Museveni admits patronage played part in selection". The Observer (Uganda). Kampala. Retrieved 27 June 2016.