By our reporter

Ms Persis Namuganza, lands state minister has accused Speaker Rebecca Kadaga of keeping Busoga backward.

Namuganza who is the Bukono county MP in Namutumba district says Busoga region would be developed had Kadaga not frustrated development.

The Kadaga-Namuganza row has attracted a backlash against The lands state minister with Busoga parliamentary Caucus dismissing Namuganza for contempt of Speaker of Parliament.

Namuganza however has poured cold water on the caucus. She told the media on Saturday that Busoga caucus was idle and shall not miss it.

She explained that she was bringing revolutionary politics in Busoga which will ensure development in the region including elimination of jiggers which has been prevalent during the time Kadaga has been the main politician in the region.

Namuganza also said Hajj Kirunda Kivejinja tried to lobby for development in Busoga but Kadaga frustrated him. She said she will not sit back to see Kadaga going about her backward policies of stepping on any strong politician in Busoga.

Kadaga and Namuganza fell out over who is Kyabazinga of Busoga each politician backing another person. Kadaga supports the current Kyabazinga William Gabula Nadiope while Namuganza is for Columbus Wambuzi who is challenging for the crown.