“The true drawback are the traitors working for foreigners not Anita Amongst”- President Museveni defends Speaker towards these attacking her on social media


President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has defended the Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Anita Annet Amongst towards these attacking her on social media over alleged corruption and irrational expenditure of Parliament. 

For weeks now, the Speaker has been within the limelight over alleged misappropriation of funds by Parliament. This has been accomplished by social media underneath the hashtag Uganda Parliament Exhibition. 

“I’ve been listening to some individuals attacking her and different MPs. These younger MPs, most of them are learners, they arrive from the college and due to democracy, they’re elected. Generally, they might be excited, get loans and get into money owed. Generally they make different errors however inside the NRM, we at all times get collectively and see how we assist out individuals and assist them out of the errors they might be concerned in,” President Museveni stated. 

The President made the remarks at this time whereas addressing the residents of Bukedea at Emokor Grounds. The handle got here scorching on the heels of his commissioning of Bukedea Instructing Hospital and School of Well being Sciences in Bukedea District.  The hospital was constructed by Rt. Hon. Amongst, who can also be the Bukedea District Girl Member of Parliament. 

H.E Museveni defined that the true drawback Uganda has are the traitors who work for foreigners however not the Speaker or Members of Parliament. 

“It’s the traitors who’re working for foreigners. These are the true traitors. They aren’t mistake makers, they don’t seem to be learners who want recommendation, they’re outright traitors. Initially, they’re working for foreigners however furthermore working for unhealthy kinds of foreigners like homosexuals and imperialists who need Africans to be slaves once more,” he confused. 

The President additional revealed that he was monitoring by the intelligence to see what has been occurring relating to the social media assaults towards Rt. Hon. Amongst. 

“How will you discuss a lot on social media about Anita Amongst, how about these working for foreigners? We’re going to expose these traitors,” he assured. 

The President additionally thanked the Speaker for working carefully with the entire authorities system, a factor he stated has helped to hinder standoffs. 

“I actually wish to salute Anita Amongst, no matter she could wish to know I’ll inform her as a result of we’re all right here,  all of us stay right here you don’t have to put her on social media,  which means there’s one thing improper with you,” he stated. 

However, President Museveni reiterated his name to Ugandans to get entangled in meals safety and income-generating actions with a purpose to enhance their livelihoods. 

“I’ve held very many conferences with MPs, and I’ve at all times emphasised family incomes and after I meet them once more, I’ll emphasise accountability. Like in Kisozi and Rwakitura the place I’ve farms, I made it clear that I don’t wish to be neighbours with poor individuals. That’s the reason I information them to be affluent as a result of I wish to go to heaven,” he stated. 

“I actually don’t wish to go by a house which isn’t concerned in meals safety and revenue producing actions like rising citrus, espresso and different issues that deliver cash to the household,” he added. 

The President additionally defined that the federal government of Uganda has put up plenty of initiatives like Entandikwa, NAADS, Operation Wealth Creation, Parish Growth Mannequin and Emyooga to drive poverty out of Uganda and free training for all in authorities colleges to get everybody out of ignorance. 

He famous that the Shs100m per parish PDM cash, if nicely utilised, may also help to raise 100 households per yr. 

“In case you strictly comply with what we inform you, from Shs100m, you’ll deal with 100 households annually and in 5 years you’ll deal with 500 households. Bear in mind this cash is rising as a result of it’s your cash we’re not going to take it again to the federal government. Don’t suppose that you’re not going to pay again, you’ll have to pay again to your SACCO which can be your individual financial institution. In 5 years, it can develop to Shs500m. In case you add the curiosity, it can develop extra,” the President urged. 

“These homestead incomes come from 4 sectors; business agriculture, manufacturing and artisanship, companies like boda bodas, motels and all that, and sector 4 is ICT.  Leaders just remember to clarify to the individuals on how they’ll are available in to generate incomes. Those that don’t have land, we’ve organised Emyooga like steel works, carpentry, shoe making,  boda bodas, baking and so forth.”

The President additionally turned down the request to create one other constituency in Bukedea. Saying it isn’t sensible. This had been proposed by the Bukedea District LC5 Chairperson, Ms. Mary Akol. 

“We must always decelerate, the Parliament can be so large,” he suggested. 

The President additional warned Ugandans towards environmental degradation saying it’s the motive why the world is going through the massive influence of local weather change. 

“In a peaceable manner, I would like us to agree that we’ll reorganise ourselves. I wish to introduce fish farming by utilizing ponds and cease rice rising in swamps. We will get water to irrigate on the bottom. We’re speaking of economic agriculture which can in the long run result in irrigation. We must always not dry the swamps.”

Earlier on, the President commissioned Bukedea Instructing Hospital and School of Well being Sciences, a well being facility located in Bukedea District. 

The hospital, constructed by Rt. Hon. Amongst opened doorways for its first sufferers on fifteenth January 2024. 

In the course of the commissioning, President Museveni counseled the Speaker of Parliament for being a really lively and modern cadre who goals at remodeling the lives of Ugandans by constructive tasks. 

“I’m very completely satisfied to be right here and I wish to congratulate my daughter for being such an lively younger individual. First it was a college and now a hospital,” he stated. 

The President additionally revealed that when he arrived on the facility, he briefly interrogated the Speaker on the supply of revenue which she used to arrange such a powerful facility. 

“She could be very lively and modern but additionally listens to folks. After we have been there, I used to be interrogating her the place she will get the cash from then she jogged my memory that I supported her with the cash for the college. I stated okay if I supported the college how about this one right here as a result of I don’t need my youngsters to be in money owed and corruption?  She instructed me on the college they cost charges and it’s that cash they used to construct the instructing hospital,” he stated. 

“She has given me a fast accountability right here. I’m actually completely satisfied. I wish to congratulate her for being lively and cautious. On the medical college she provides free medical care to pregnant moms and youngsters and the boys pay, that may be a excellent initiative.”

President Museveni additionally counseled Rt. Hon. Amongst for altering the panorama of the realm, explaining that prior, the place was a market, however he ordered the native authorities to offer the Speaker land in order that she will be able to add worth to it. 

“She has modified the panorama right here and created employment for a lot of. That is an modern and imaginative younger individual utilizing modern methods to unravel issues.”

The President additional commissioned the Gen. MK Block at Bukedea Complete College, a facility additionally owned by Speaker Amongst. The varsity has over 2,000 learners. 

“She provides high quality training which could be very a lot wanted. She faucets youngsters supported by NGOs and they’re those who’re right here. She is an efficient planner as a result of the cash she will get from right here is the one she used to arrange a hospital which gives high quality well being care.”

On the identical operate, Anita Basis gave President Museveni a number of items like cows in recognition of his regular management.

On her half, Rt. Hon. Amongst thanked President Museveni for supporting and retaining her goals alive. She stated the President supported her financially to arrange Bukedea Complete College in reminiscence of her late father. 

“That college is out of you, Your Excellency. As of at this time, we’ve 2,000 college students in that faculty. We now have a vocational and instructing college and now we’ve a hospital. The hospital has come out of the secondary college, and I wish to thanks for all of your assist,” the Speaker stated. 

“Due to the assist you gave to us as Anita Basis, we’ve been ready to make sure that that hospital helps the neighborhood and since it helps the neighborhood that leads us to the cash financial system. We’re treating individuals free of charge utilizing the cash we get from the college.”

Speaker Amongst additionally thanked President Museveni for appointing Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba as Chief of Defence Forces (CDF). 

“Your Excellency, thanks for being the daddy of this nation, with out you I don’t know the place this nation can be.”

The Minister of State for Main Training, Hon. Joyce Moriku Kaducu on behalf of the First Girl and the Minister of Training and Sports activities, Mama Janet Museveni, stated the commissioning of Bukedea Instructing Hospital was one of many fruits of President Museveni’s imaginative and prescient of focusing extra on sciences to socially and economically rework Uganda. 

She additionally prolonged honest appreciation to the Speaker for her funding within the training sector that builds capability for the younger individuals to turn out to be well being staff and be a part of the vital well being staff power, important for the transformation of the nation’s well being sector. 

“We pledge our complete assist to make sure that Bukedea Instructing Hospital reaches better heights.”

The Minister of State for Well being (Normal Duties), Hon. Anita Kawooya stated creating Bukedea Instructing Hospital is a good milestone to the individuals within the Teso sub-region because it contributes to the development of healthcare within the space. 

“I additionally wish to congratulate Rt. Hon. Anita Amongst for being a visionary chief who at all times follows President Museveni’s steering to make sure transformation of Ugandans. This facility is one other added important infrastructure in bettering the well being sector within the nation,” Hon. Kawooya stated. 

The NRM Nationwide Vice Chairperson-Japanese Uganda, Capt. Mike Mukula knowledgeable the President that Bukedea has been capable of obtain this milestone as a result of he gave it a district in addition to a chance for ready leaders like Rt. Hon. Amongst who work in direction of remodeling the lives of the individuals they serve. 

“Your Excellency, I wish to guarantee you that the Rt. Hon. Anita Amongst is the primary Cadre of NRM in Parliament and primary recreation changer of the political dynamics of this nation,” Capt. Mukula famous. 

The Bukedea District LC5 Chairperson, Ms. Mary Akol thanked President Museveni for commissioning the power, saying that it stays a basis stone for the socio-economic transformation of the nation. 

“Your Excellency, we’re completely satisfied as Bukedea for all of the assist you might have given to our daughter Anita Amongst. That facility will not be for Rt. Hon. Speaker, but it surely serves the entire area and Uganda at massive.”

The occasion was additionally attended by the third Deputy Prime Minister, Rt. Hon Rukia Nakadama, Authorities Chief Whip, Hon. Denis Hamson Obua, the Minister of State for Sports activities, Hon. Peter Ogwang, Members of Parliament, Cultural and non secular leaders, amongst others.

 

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