Nayebare Kyamuzigita, the Nakaseke Resident District Commissioner explains that the broadcasters on the community radios have been mobilizing people to attend burials in huge numbers contrary to the presidential guidelines restricting burials to 20 people.
According to Mabirizi laws in Uganda take effect upon publication in the gazette not upon oral communication. He argues that the statements by the President subject Ugandans to unclear and uncertain martial law and are incapable of being complied with or enforced.
Nakigoza Parish Councillor Paul Ssinabulya Najja says that Luyinda, who was riding a motorcycle registration number UFH-186G was allegedly hit by a gun bayonet held by a Policeman at the checkpoint in Kiziri village in Kalagala sub-county.
The Minister of State for Lands, Persis Namuganza has attributed the mess in the Land compensation to the dealings of the current chairperson of the commission Beatrice Byankya and former lands Minister Betty Amongi; compensation was deferred when the chairperson imputed massive criminality by claiming that the ministry was paying already paid persons, and also that the acreage was inflated.
The concerned riders made the petition through their umbrella body, Boda-Boda Association of Acholi Sub Region that include Gulu, Kitgum, Pader, Agago, Lamwo, Agago, Amuru, Nwoya and Omoro Districts led by their Chairperson, Thomas Okot Oboma.
Those discharged include 30 from self-quarantine; 15 from institutional quarantine and five from the isolation units of Gulu Regional Referral Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor, the gazetted COVID-19 isolation and treatment centres.
The veterans have camped in Kapeeka town since 2016, allegedly waiting for compensation for their contribution to the war that ushered in the National Resistance Army-NRA regime, then led by President Museveni. The veterans are from Kiboga, Kampala Mbarara, Ntungamo, Kyegegwa, Kiruhura, Isingiro, Rakai and Masaka among other districts.