Kadaga reiterated her previous calls for the government to review the situation saying that country’s tourism sector is under threat due to curfew yet Entebbe International Airport is open.
Other reports also indicate that the tourism sector is one of the worst hit sectors of the country due to the different measures adopted by government to curb the spread of corona virus including restrictions on internal and international travel among others.
The Bugabula South MP Maurice Kibalya, a team leader of the Kadaga campaign efforts, says that team Oulanyah has been campaigning and CEC has been quiet, but now that Kadaga has launched her campaigns, which is gaining ground, they are being stopped. He has now warned that if any CEC member speaks out in support of any candidate openly, they will resume their campaigns.
According to Mike Mukula, the Eastern NRM Regional Vice-chairperson says the CEC mostly considers loyalty and interest of the party when picking a Speaker. He says this is what determines who will work in consideration of the interests of the appointing authority.
In her communication to the plenary on Tuesday afternoon, Kadaga said that while approving funds for the markets, the House resolved that they should have daycare facilities to enable parents in the market keep their children safe.
The lecturers laid down tools on 6th February due to the non-payment of their salary enhancement arrears by government which date back to 2015. According to Deus Kamunyu, the Chairperson of Forum for Academic Staff Association in Public Universties (FAPSU), the lectures want 129.2 billion Shillings released for their enhancement.
The money in question was meant for the compulsory acquisition of land by Government of Uganda for Ndeeba Church of Uganda-CoU (3.8 billion) which was razed down by businessman Dodovico last year and compensation of land for Geoffrey Mugisha (1.49 billion) at Buyaga, Kibaale.
In his report, Bamugemereire said that one of the constraints and challenges facing the IG is the non-implementation of their recommendations by government Ministries, Departments, Agencies (MDAs) as well as Local Governments.
The institute will operate as an agency of the government under the supervision and control of the Parliamentary Commission. It is expected to, among others, conduct training of Members of Parliament and Staff, in Uganda and elsewhere in the world, as well as training for local government officials.
According to Bunyole West Member of Parliament James Waluswaka Oulanyah is very strict on time and challenges the MPs so much, while Kadaga is accommodative, even for those who are less informed, comical, spontaneous and somewhat ill-prepared for debates.
Indeed one of the presidential candidates who is also a Member of this House had his freedom of movement curtailed by Security from the evening of 14th January 2021 until a Court Order was issued on Monday 25th January withdrawing the security personnel from his residence,” said Kadaga.
Since the previous chairperson of Uganda Human Rights Commission Medi Kaggwa passed away in November last year, no replacement has been appointed, even as the Speaker of Parliament has reminded the president several times
Kadaga polled 6,776 votes against Namuganza’s 3,882 votes to retain her seat. In the aftermath of her victory, Kadaga praised NRM voters for enduring intimidation from state agencies to vote for her, adding that she was particularly proud of the ministers and members of parliament who stood by her amidst threats by Ruth Nankabirwa.