The government first mooted the proposal to merge its departments and agencies in 2018. It stemmed from reports indicating that many agencies were redundant, underperforming and duplicating work, yet they take chunks of money for their operations.
According to Ezaga, NGOs and CSOs should leave the Government to complete its ongoing investigations into the operation of the facility. He says that it is unfortunate that the affected organizations act as if they are independent of the nations.
The concern by Civil Society Organizations comes days after President Yoweri Museveni ordered the suspension of DGF, the single biggest donor basket established by Development Partners to provide harmonized, coherent and well-coordinated support to state and non-state entities in the country.
The Committee was tasked by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga to take stock of violations that marred the electoral process. It is expected to report back within a month. As part of the investigation, the committee is planning to interact with Presidential candidates, securities agencies, among the police and the army, as well as victims of the said violations.
The now threatened say they also get people who confront them one on one, asking them to coordinate with the alleged security organs that abducted their relatives to have them set free or else their lives may also not survive. They have now reported a case of threatening at Nama police station under reference number, SD/04/22/01/2021.
According to results released on Saturday, by the Electoral Commission, President Yoweri Museveni emerged the eventual winner with 5,851,037 representing 58.64 per cent of the votes, while the main challenger Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu polled 3,475,298 votes representing34.83 per cent.
NRM leaders in Kisoro recently requested president Museveni to Pardon Kayihura in recognition of his relentless service to the country. Kayihura hails from Kisoro district. In response to the request, President Museveni said he would speak to the military prosecution about the matter.
However, Museveni said, he was not campaigning since, on the two occasions, he never wore his National Resistance Movement attire. "For the commissioning of Mukono-Katosi road, I had to remove my yellow campaign shirt and come with a suit so that no one says I am breaking any rules...” Museveni posted on his social media pages.
Rev Canon Robinson Oginga Odinga, the Kitgum Town Parish Vicar told Uganda Radio Network in an interview Thursday that they recently embarked on construction works after receiving 50 million shillings part of 368 million shillings pledge from the president.
The event held at the National Chairman’s Office in Kyambogo attracted politicians, Civil Servants and members of the security agencies from Kampala and all over the country who pledged to secure the votes come 2021.
Dr Okasai Opolot, the former Director of Crop Science at the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries who participated in the establishment of Soroti Fruit Factory said that the factory could be looking for cheaper oranges to save money.