Deputy Speaker Names Nine Ministries that Have Tabled Forged Documents Before Parliament

BY: Eyalama In Politics On

The fire spitting Deputy Speaker says it’s unfortunate that some political heads in the ministries have failed to perform their supervisory roles hence directing the Parliamentary Committee on Rules and Privileges investigate the source of forged documents presented before Parliament.

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has futher named and shamed government ministries that tabled before parliament fake Ministerial Policy Statements for the Financial year 2019/2020.

Last week the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah halted all Parliamentary committees from processing pending business but rather concentrate on processing the ministerial budget statements for the financial year 2019/20 after failing to meet the deadline of 15th March 2019.

However, the Speaker’s directive may not be adhered to after realizing that majority of the ministerial policy statements are purposely inaccurate or forged. Oulanyah disclosed this as he was chairing the Tuesday parliamentary sitting.

[corona country="Uganda" title="Uganda"]

The Deputy speaker says the ministries that tabled the fake policy documents before parliament are Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives headed by Amelia Kyambadde, Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities headed by Professor Ephraim Kamuntu, Justice and Constitutional Affairs ministry headed by Maj. Gen Kahinda Otafiire.

The others are Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social development under Hajjat Janat Mukwaya, Ministry of Science, Innovation and Technology under Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye, Ministry of Works and Transport under Eng. Ntege Azuba, Ministry of Lands and Urban Development under Betty Amongi, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal husbandry and fisheries under Vincent Ssempijja and Information and ICT under Frank Tumwebaze.

[corona country="Kenya" title="Kenya"]

Oulanyah says it’s unfortunate that political heads in the ministries are failing to perform their supervisory roles.

The Deputy Speaker now says the the Parliamentary committee on rules and Privileges should investigate the source of forged documents presented before Parliament by these ministries.

Within a period of one week, this is the second time government ministries are tabling documents with issues before Parliament; the first being the documents on Uganda National Airlines from the Ministry of Works and Transport.

CREDIT:NBS

Add your comments:

Download Our News App Here

You may also read!

Gaddafi son’s presidential bid blocked by Libya’s electoral body

Libya's electoral commission on Wednesday announced its rejection of the candidacy of Seif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of slain dictator

Read More...

Doctors strike: UMA meeting with Museveni ends fruitless

Doctors under their umbrella association of Uganda Medical Association (UMA) have vowed to continue with their industrial action, despite

Read More...

Sheebah’s Ex ‘Oscar’ calls upon her for help

Ailing singer Oscar of the disbanded group Big Tym has come out to call upon his alleged ex Sheebah

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu