Ministry confirm receipt of directive from president to buy escort vehicles for all Mp’s

By Benjamin Jumbe.

The ministry of finance has confirmed receipt of the letter from President Museveni in regards to purchase of Mp’s pickup vehicles.

The president in a letter written to the finance minister Matia Kasaija directed the ministry to immediately buy escort vehicles for all the 456 MP’s while the army will provide them with “sharp shooters” to protect them from what he called “terrorists.”

Speaking at the release of funds for the first quarter of the financial year at the ministry headquarters, the permanent secretary and secretary to Treasury Keith Muhakanizi said they matter is to be discussed.

He also said they will have to advise the president on the best way forward however declining to give any further details

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