Brig. Innocent Oula said that the UPDF needs a training of trainers course in civil-military operations and disaster management which will boost the forces capability to extend the same to its troops handling peace support operations.
The Hospital staff were nabbed on Friday evening on the orders of the parliamentary committee on Health Headed by DR Micheal Bukenya during an Impromptu visit at the Health facility to Monitor health service delivery.
President Museveni is optimistic that the deployment will go a long way in curtailing such crimes until other security measures like the installation of security cameras in major towns are implemented. But Members of Parliament are worried that the deployment will instead increase the number of guns in the hands of unprofessional people.
Tumwebaze says the electronic airtime will also improve revenue collection since URA can now tell how much airtime the telecom companies sell and also minimize the waste generated from the scratch card.
According to John Kiyaga, the Regional Manager Domestic taxes, URA collected Shillings 9 billion from districts in the Rwenzori region in the 2016/17 financial year. He however, says they collected Shillings 12 billion by May this year indicating a 26 percent increase.
According to Museveni, although investigations into Abirigas assassination are ongoing, there is a high possibility that the masterminds of the murder wanted to hurt the National Resistance Movement-NRM.
Markot Taibot, a reporter of Radio Pacis and member of West Nile Press Association based in Adjumani district, says the move is aimed at eliminating some critical journalists from accessing information from the council.