The call was part of his message during the groundbreaking ceremony and fundraising drive for the construction of St Mary's Women and Children Specialized Hospital at Bujumbura Cathedral, the headquarters of the Hoima Catholic Diocese.
This includes beverages, alcoholic and energy drinks, many of which are packed in sachets and do not have the UNBS Quality Mark, as well as electronic gadgets like phones, solar panels, and batteries which present a safety hazard for users.
It is alleged that the grassroots officers manning the program are soliciting bribes from different groups in exchange for benefitting from the programme, a new initiative intended to drive households at the parish level into the money economy.
As a result of the changes, all traffic from the city centre from the affected areas has been diverted to Station Road joining Nsambya through Access Road and Kibuli. However, many of them have opted for the Entebbe Road-Kibuye stretch to access Nsambya and areas around Kabalagala.
The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development attributed this to the sustained promotional activities targeted at Small and Medium Enterprises to access financing for revival from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.