The Physical infrastructure committee of Parliament has summoned the Attorney General William Byaruhanga to appear before the committee and present Government’s position on the inspection of motor vehicle.
Physical infrastructure committee of Parliament has summoned the Attorney
General, William Byaruhanga to appear before the committee and present
Government’s position on the inspection of motor vehicles.
is after the committee chaired by Robert Kafeero Ssekitoleko adjourned the
meeting with the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority
(PPDA) and Ministry of works for now the fourth time, after the Attorney
General was unavailable and his representative didn’t present the much needed
Attorney General wrote in a letter to the committee that he had again gone to
meet President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, just like last week.
committee is scrutinizing the renegotiated contract between Swiss firm SGS and
Government of Uganda, following concerns that the fees for vehicle inspection
was high, issues of bribery and fraud and also circumstances under which SGSs
got the contract.
Attorney General was meant to appear with the former Deputy Attorney General
Mwesigwa Rukutana who worked on the documents for the inspection of motor
vehicles and also gave an opinion.
While appearing before the committee Rukutana said that he did not have the
decisions he made and asked the committee to consider the office of
the Attorney General which is an institution with all the documents
and decisions taken.
in: “Because I understand…
give whatever explanation.”//
the committee chairperson Kafeero has summoned the Attorney General to appear
before the committee and bring the information in regards to the inspection of
the motor vehicles.
says if this does not happen in a weeks’ time or the next time they appear the
committee will consider it a matter of contempt of Parliament.