Uganda’s health minister Jane Ruth Aceng has announced intentions to run for Lira District Woman Member of Parliament.
In a video clip released on Sunday, Aceng says she will run under the ruling party flag.
“I am glad to declare that I will be contesting for Woman MP for Lira District under the Ruling Party, NRM,” she declared.
Jane Ruth Aceng, is a Ugandan pediatrician and politician. She is the Minister of Health in the Cabinet of Uganda.
She was appointed to that position on 6 June 2016.
Before that, from June 2011 until June 2016, she served as the Director General of Medical Services in the Ugandan Ministry of Health.