The matter came up this morning as officials from the authority appeared before Parliament's committee on Commissions Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) to respond to queries raised by the Auditor General in his report for the financial year 2018.
The Internal Affairs Minister General Aronda Nyakairima has said he was not aware that 1800 Sango Bay residents had missed out on the national Identity Card registration last year. He has asked Rakai district authorities to ensure they are registered.
Abdul Nsubuga, a technocrat at the National ID registration headquarters in Kololo says they are standing at 15.2 million registered Ugandans and that figure is what they have at their servers in Kololo. He explains that the research firm was simply estimating he says in the first three months, they had registered up to 14.8 million Ugandans and with the remaining time, they have been able to add an extra 400,000 people.