Speaking at the flag-off, the Uganda Vintage Car Club President, James Ayo, said that many of them have been forced to re-register their cars using the current registration and number plate series when changing ownership or acquiring vehicle insurance.
A week ago, reports emerged that a section of MPs was furious about the deductions. Initial reports quoted Bugabula South MP Maurice Kibalya and Nakawa East MP Ronald Balimwezo and Aruu saying that there should not be collective responsibility in contributing to the fund because a number of them did not consent to the resolution.
Dollo then said that the education of Oulanyah’s children would be possible, if the love shown by the grief of Ugandans is converted into financial contribution to the Education Trust Fund. He pledged to account for all the finances raised for the cause.
Asuman Basalirwa, the Bugiri Municipality MP pointed out the French military cooperation with the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) questioning whether it is an issue of concern to France that the army is cited in cases of human rights abuse.