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"President Museveni has excuted his consititutioanl mandate as prescribed by Article 91(3)(a)of the 1995 Constitution and assented to the Anti-Homosexuality Act, 2023," parliament Speaker Anita Among confirmed on Monday 29th May 2023.
"We have stood strong to defend the culture, values and aspirations of our people as per objectives 19 &24 of our national objectives and directive principles of state policy," she added.
Parliament modified the bill on May 2 after its initail March 21st draft sparked international condemnation for targeting people identifying as LGBQT.
Consequently, Museveni's April 20 proposal for a review of the legislation aimed to improve the law to instead punish same-sex promoters and actors in the hardline socially conservative East African nation.
On Monday, Among tweeted "encouraging duty beaers under the law to evecute the mandate bestowed upon them in the Anti-Homosexuality Act."
"The people of Uganda Have spoken, and it is your duty now ro enforce the law in a fair, steadfast, and frim manner," she added.