Hon. Lutamaguzi pens to Kadaga to deduce 2m off his salary to fight Covid-19. In a letter dated 24th March 2020, Hon. Lutamaguzi Ssemakula of Nakaseke, County Luweero district has asked the Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda Hon. Rebecca Kadagga to deduct Two million Ugandan shillings off his monthly salary in the bid to fight Covid-19 discovered cases.
“I write to authorize your office to make a deduction of Two million Ugandan shillings from my monthly salary to support the victims of the above-mentioned pandemic and support the Ministry of Health to greatly curtail the spread of this virus,” the letter read in parts.
Lutamaguzi is also calling upon his fellow MPs through the Speaker to follow the same trend and support this national cause.
“I would also request you to make an appeal to Leaders and my Hon, Colleagues to support this national cause in the same way that I have,” He added.
Hon Lutamaguzi Paulson Semakula on Sunday asked the speaker. And the parliament of Uganda to deduct ugx 2m off his monthly salary. This is because of the poor health facilities around the country during this period of Covid-19. Covid-19 stands for Corona Virus disease in 2019.
Uganda confirmed its first Coronavirus victim or Covid-19 patient on 21st March 2020 and yesterday confirmed more eight cases. However, the Ministry of health told Ugandans to keep calm as we walk through this situation. In addition, the president of Uganda put a directive of closing all borders around the country. Unfortunately, this came after the victim jetting in from Dubai.
He also advised the government to provide sanitizers and also remove costs on some of the National services. Hon. Lutamaguzi pens to Kadaga to deduce 2m off his salary to fight Covid-19.
In addition, for example, electricity, water, and some health facilities. He also cried out to the government of Uganda to address the issue of landlords who are asking for rent from their tenants. This is because their tenants right now are not working. And, therefore, they have nowhere to get money to clear off these bills.
In conclusion, Hon Lutamaguzi Paulson Semakula advised his fellow members of parliament to do the same to the country has a way of giving back to the Ugandan citizens.