KCCA Minister speaks out on tuku tuku after Museveni’s directive.

By Mukhaye Damali

The Minister of Kampala City Authority Beti Kamya has said that she is set to meet the president in two weeks’ time and furnish him with the right information about the law barring three wheel carts commonly known as Tuk-tuks from operating in the city.

Yesterday, at the last leg of campaigns for the Kyadondo Eat Parliamentary race, the president while canvassing votes for the NRM flag bearer Sitenda Sebalu, announced that the Three wheel cart owners should continue operating normally in the city, contradicting KCCA’s position on the matter.

Kamya says the President made the pronouncement because he was ambushed by the cart owners and he did not have much of an option.

Kamya has been Speaking to journalist after attending a meeting between Kampala capital city authority and  investors in Nakawa division.

She notes that if the president allows the law to be amended to allow the cart owners to operate in the city, then the City Authority will respect this as a legal provision.