Kamya made the pledge when she was appointed minister in 2016. Kampala traditionally votes against the incumbent and government officials have been on offensive in the last three years to turn the city into the ruling party’s stronghold.
According to the Acting KCCA Deputy Executive Director, Sam Sserunkuma, the budget framework paper was first submitted to the office of the Accountant General on 8th November. Sserunkuma says KCCA belongs to the accountability sector headed by the Accountant General, Lawrence Semakula who requested them to submit the budget framework paper to his office for review.
When Lukwago put the training issue on vote, 21 councillors rejected it. Councillors who subscribe to National Resistance Movement however decided to abstain when Lukwago denied councillors representing people with disabilities an opportunity to vote. Lukwago said people with disabilities representatives are ex-officials barred from voting by KCCA Act.
In his November 6th letter to Musisi, Muhakanizi says president; Yoweri Museveni stopped the proposed pay rise for any entity until a comprehensive assessment has been done by the Public Service Ministry.
Lukwagos protest stems from an October 31st letter addressed to the KCCA Executive Director, Jenifer Musisi by the Minister showing that the councilors have been admitted for a leadership program at Kyankwanzi that will run from November 12th to 19th this year.
This afternoon, the council resolved to summon the minister to appear on Monday. The councilors asked the Lord Mayor to notify the Minister that she should come to talk specifically about the KCCA amendment act before delving into other issues concerning Kampala.