Her concern stems from a statement attributed to the Public Service Ministry Permanent Secretary, Catherine Bitarakwate on Friday last week indicating that Uganda lacks specialists because they retire at 60 years of age when they can still serve the country.
Grade one magistrate Moses Nabende said today there is need for Norman Tumuhimbise and Robert Mayanja to explain to the nation how the two pigs got their way into the precincts of Parliament on June 17, 2014.
The trial of the jobless brotherhood youth started followed the shocking entry into parliament by the two youths with two yellow-colored piglets. The youths identified as Norman Tumuhimbise and Robert Mayanja were reportedly protesting against unemployment, corruption and harsh budgetary measures.
After spending two weeks on remand at Luzira Prison, a group of nine youths calling themselves â€˜jobless brotherhoodâ€™ have been released on bail by City Hall Court. The youths were arrested on August 4 while demonstrating and carrying a coffin with them in Kampala. The police said they were staging a demonstration at the Independence Monument near Speke Road in Kampala.
A group of nine unemployed youths, who were on Monday arrested while demonstrating and carrying a coffin with them in Kampala, were Tuesday afternoon arraigned before court, charged and remanded to Luzira prison.
Okumu says the intent is to establish the exact number and categories of professional youth in e area. He also intends to use the database to lobby for funding and support towards youth self help projects that would create more jobs.