The ruling National Resistance Movement party Members of Parliament have reportedly received more 40 million shillings each amidst tension between the Executive and Legislature over the controversial 10 billion COVID-19 funds.
This radio has learnt that the MPs who allegedly started receiving the funds yesterday are a group of 317 legislators who reportedly previously supported the lifting of the presidential age limit in the Constitution.
Some vocal NRM MPs and the Opposition allege that the availed 40 million shillings to each benefiting legislators is meant to facilitate their colleagues in their constituencies and also help them refund the 20 million earlier provided by the Parliamentary Commission as directed by President Museveni.
The Kumi Woman MP Monica Amoding accused Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa of allowing her office to be a channel for bribes to legislators than guiding on pertinent issues. Hon. Among speaking…
Hon. Sekikubo reveals that even some NRM MPs who recently defended Speaker Rebecca Kadaga’s stance on the controversial 20 million have been left out on the cash out.
The Ntungamo Municipality MP Gerald Karuhanga who recently challenged the Parliament COVID-19 cash in court vowed to once again challenge the pay out to NRM legislators and also embarrass the source. Hon. Gerald speaking…..
The Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa however refuted the payment of 40 million shillings to the legislature saying that those alleging the payout feel bad that the President was recently applauded by Parliament for his work towards the fight against COVID-19. END