Security personnel, mainly from the Special Forces Command-SFC and regular police have lined up along the Kampala-Entebbe highway, from the areas of Katabi to the main entrance of State House, where the legislators are due to meet.
NRM Secretary General Justine Kasule Lumumba said in a letter last evening, that President Yoweri Museveni, who is also the National Chairman of the NRM party, has directed her to invite all NRM leaning independent MPs for the meeting.
Dr. Diana Atwine, the MOH Permanent Secretary is optimistic that the center will be open by next month. She however says the ministry has asked for an additional Shillings 1.8 billion (500,000 US Dollars) for the completion of the project and the one under Mulago National Specialized Hospital.
A Ugandan source in attendance told URN that the negotiations could go on until Sunday afternoon as the two sides held cards on their chests vouching for how best their countries could benefit from the pipeline project. The pipeline will evacuate Uganda’s oil from the Albertine to the external market.
For instance, in Bugabo, where Ssenyondwa resides, he won with 169 voted while Lwanga and Ssematimba had two votes each.
However, Kivumbi recorded in the declaration forms that Ssematimba and Lwanga had each garnered 502 votes in Bugabo.
The total project investment was estimated at USD.49.56 million (UGX 128 billion) and Government, was required to pay in advance, the annual and quarterly support payments to KIS for ferry and road services respectively.
Florence Namboozo, the chairperson of the parliamentary committee on HIV and Aids says, after through scrutiny of the operations of the facility, the committee members deem it is appropriate for the health facility to be awarded a University status and also be budgeted for by the Ministry of health to ensure its services are upgraded.
According to IPOD Chairperson Nobert Mao, the parties agreed during the summit held last night that at least 15 per cent of the funding from the government, be allocated to the IPOD secretariat to intensify the quest for dialogue amongst political players in the country
Mulwanira was Minister of Lands Housing and Urban Development in 1995 and over saw the digital mapping, mases self-help and National Shelter Program that helped in the improvement in town and urban planning across the country.
Lubega told URN that her main focus in parliament was the well being of women across the country. Asked for her advice to Ugandans, Lubega asked them to emulate the principles on which the country was founded such as being God fearing and hard working.
The delegates conference is expected to discuss and adopt the resolutions by NEC. If adopted, the constitutioal amendments shall see the party chairman will more power including, that of apointing Secretary General.
Itâ€™s also reported that MPs came up with a motion to move a vote of no confidence against Mbabazi demanding his resignation from the office of the Secretary General. However the motion collapsed when MPs failed to gather evidence against Mbabazi as an individual.
President Yoweri Museveni has challenged EALA delegates delegates to use the similarity of languages to cement the union of the region. He further called upon the political leaders to acquire Pan-African spectacles but not political spectacles.